Algae Strain Identified to Reduce Cholesterol, Blood Pressure ...
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have isolated a microalgal strain which produces large amounts of a polyunsaturated fatty acid that could reduce blood pressure, chronic inflammation and blood cholesterol level, reducing the risk for heart attacks.
Cutting-Edge Traffic Safety Research in Israel
The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles -- Groundbreaking research on traffic safety and driving behavior is being done at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev by Prof. David Shinar in the most advanced ergonomics complex in the Middle East.
An Ideal Community
Jerusalem Report -- Developing the Negev is the clarion call of modern Zionism and a 40-year-old mission of Ben-Gurion University. But, is building new, small isolated communities the way to go? BGU's Prof. Alon Tal, a leading environmentalist says no.
New Life for the Dead Sea?
Nature -- A conduit from the Red Sea could restore the disappearing Dead Sea and slake the region's thirst. But such a massive engineering project could have untold effects, say Ben-Gurion University researchers.
CBS News, Dallas Interviews Prof. David Faiman (video)
KXTA TV -- In Texas to present his new solar energy technology that is powering a kibbutz in Israel, BGU's Prof. David Faiman speaks with a local CBS news anchor.
Israel’s Angel of Mercy
Israel21c -- For terminally ill Bedouins living in Israel's Negev desert, they know they can count on Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Dr. Yoram Singer to help them through their last difficult days.
Ben-Gurion University Embraces Green Campus Label
ISRAEL21c -- BGU administration, faculty and students are passionate about reducing the University���s ecological footprint.
Colorado Governor Leads Business Group to Israel
Denver Business Journal -- Governor Bill Ritter will lead a delegation to Israel to establish investment and research partnerships there, including a memorandum of understanding between Colorado State University and BGU���s Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research.
Israeli, Area Facilities ‘Collaborate Across ...
Jewish Exponent -- Ben-Gurion University and Fox Chase Cancer Center celebrated their seven-year-old collaboration at a gathering at the Cancer Center that showcased their research collaborations over the years.
Israeli Pupils Win Global Science Competition
Ynet --Beer-Sheva high school students, aided by BGU's Ilan Ramon Youth Physics Center, made an impressive showing at the world physics competition known as The First Step to a Nobel Prize in Physics, taking home gold and silver medals.