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Algae Strain Identified to Reduce Cholesterol, Blood Pressure ...

May 4, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Natural Sciences, Press Releases

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

April 23, 2010

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

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

April 22, 2010

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

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?

April 21, 2010

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Natural Sciences, Negev Development & Community Programs

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)

April 21, 2010

Tags: Alternative Energy

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

April 21, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

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

April 16, 2010

Tags: Desert & Water Research

ISRAEL21c -- BGU administration, faculty and students are passionate about reducing the University���s ecological footprint.

Colorado Governor Leads Business Group to Israel

April 16, 2010

Tags: Business & Management, Desert & Water Research

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 ...

April 16, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

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

April 16, 2010

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

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.