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BGU Awards Honorary Doctoral Degree to France Cordova

June 1, 2011

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev awarded an honorary doctoral degree to former NASA Chief Scientist and Purdue University President France A. Córdova on Monday evening.

BGU Awards Honorary Doctoral Degree to Donna Shalala

June 1, 2011

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev awarded an honorary doctoral degree to former Clinton cabinet member and University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala on Monday evening.

An End to an Epidemic

June 1, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Diabetes is a disease that has a global impact and leaves many patients without effective tools to manage the disease. A team of BGU researchers, led by Dr. Eli Lewis, has developed a new therapy that may provide a cure.

BGU and University of Miami Sign Research Collaboration

June 1, 2011

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Miami (U of M) have signed an agreement to collaborate in areas that include joint research programs, academic cooperative programs and student exchange programs.

The Dead Sea-Red Sea “Peace Conduit”

May 27, 2011

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Discovery News--Scientists are studying a proposal to pump water into the Dead Sea from the Red Sea more than 110 miles away. The plan could save the Dead Sea, which is disappearing at an alarming rate.

The Dead Sea-Red Sea “Peace Conduit”

May 27, 2011

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Discovery News--Scientists are studying a proposal to pump water into the Dead Sea from the Red Sea more than 110 miles away. The plan could save the Dead Sea, which is disappearing at an alarming rate.

Helping Save Dead Sea Tourism

May 24, 2011

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The Jerusalem Post -- To counter rising water levels near the Dead Sea hotels, BGU Prof. Alon Tal recommends mining the salt from the southern part of the Dead Sea. Now Israel's Tourism and environment Researchal Protection Ministries agree.

Hidden Water Holds the Key to a Changing Desert

May 23, 2011

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U.S. News and World Report -- From revitalizing sand dunes to greenhouse farming, fish ponds and wine-making, the Negev region keeps on innovating.

Tracking the PCCA Gene in Sephardim

May 20, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Prof. Ohad Birk is working on a cure for an atrophy disease found in Jews of Iraqi and Moroccan descent.

The Science of Justice

May 16, 2011

Tags: Business & Management

Dr. Shai Danziger finds that when judges are well fed they're more likely to grant prisoners parole.