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Students Bring Computers and Wikipedia to Africa

September 20, 2010

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

The Epoch Times -- A student delegation from BGU's Africa Center is volunteering in Cameroon and Benin for three months, offering computer training and assistance to locals.

Drink Milk and Lose More Weight

September 20, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new weight loss study conducted by BGU researchers reveals that dieters who consumed milk or milk products lost more weight than those who consumed little to no milk products.

The Amazing, Spitting Archer Fish Hunts with Mammal-Like Vision

September 16, 2010

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Robotics & High-Tech

Discover Magazine -- A new study at BGU shows that some fish process visual information like humans.

Male and Female Medical Students View Skin Cancer Differently

September 14, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Survey of Florida medical students shows a significant disparity among future M.D.s in their attitudes and knowledge of skin cancer.

Sunday Shopping Linked with Less Happiness

September 7, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Is skipping church to go shopping taking a toll on people's happiness?

American Women are Happier Going to Church than Shopping on ...

August 31, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

BGU Study Reveals American Women are Happier Going to Church than Shopping on Sundays.

Researchers Receive US-AID MERC Grant for Water Purification ...

August 13, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s (BGU) Dr. Moshe Herzberg and Prof. Mohammed Saleem Ali-Shtayeh of the Biodiversity and Environmental Research Center (BERC) in Nablus received a significant US-AID MERC grant to increase the clean water supply around Israel and the Middle East.

Professor Ron N. Apte Awarded the 2010 Elkeles Prize for ...

August 6, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Professor Ron N. Apte has been awarded the 2010 Samuel and Paula Elkeles Prize for Outstanding Scientist in the Field of Medicine.

BGU Researcher Awarded Grant from Leukemia & Lymphoma ...

August 1, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Professor Varda Shoshan-Barmatz has been awarded a three-year, $600,000 grant from the U.S. Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to develop target-specific, anti-cancer drugs.

Ben-Gurion University Creates Garden in Memory of Lillian ...

July 29, 2010

Tags: Uncategorized

Ben-Gurion University has created a public garden in memory of Lillian Goodman, of Highland Park, IL, who passed away last November. To be known as the Lillian Goodman Garden, the venue encompasses 3,800 square feet and features trees and flowers, walking paths, and benches.