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Turning Algae into Fuel

March 16, 2011

Tags: Alternative Energy, Medical Research

Scientists have been working on turning algae into fuel since the 1980s with the U.S. Dept. of Energy.

Sleep Apnea, Not Enlarged Prostate, May Be Causing Men to Wake ...

March 14, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU researchers have shown that a significant number of patients with benign prostate enlargement may have Obstructive Sleep Apnea, which may be the reason for their night awakenings and urination.

Amazing Robots from BGU

March 10, 2011

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Dr. Amir Shapiro is creating very real, and very amazing, robots right here in this galaxy.

Older Drivers Overlook Streetside Pedestrians Almost Twice as ...

March 8, 2011

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Los Angeles Times -- Using a highly advanced simulation lab, BGU researchers found that drivers over 65 were slower to respond to road hazards.

BGU Researchers Find Elderly Drivers Notice Pedestrians Half as ...

March 4, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Elderly drivers are half as likely to see pedestrians on the sidewalk due to a limited field of view, and compensate in part by driving more slowly, according to a study by BGU researchers.

New All Hebrew Study Abroad Program with Brandeis University ...

March 4, 2011

Tags: Press Releases

BGU, Brandeis University and Middlebury College have established a joint study abroad program that will be conducted solely in Hebrew. The program will begin offering classes at BGU in the spring of 2012.

BGU’s Study of Drivers Over 65 in LA Times

March 3, 2011

Tags: Natural Sciences

BGU researchers find that older drivers overlook streetside pedestrians almost twice as often.

Hebrew Immersion Study Abroad Coming to BGU

March 3, 2011

Tags: Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

New joint Brandeis University and Middlebury College program find a natural fit in BGU.

Israeli Robots Wow Supporters

March 3, 2011

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Dr. Amir Shapiro demonstrated robots that can climb walls and navigate through tunnels inaccessible to people.