Stealing Reality: New Attacks on Social Media Networks Could ...
A new study by BGU researchers predicts that a new generation of malware could steal data on human behavior patterns and personal relationships.
Genetic Defect Found to Cause Severe Epilepsy and Mental ...
A BGU research team and Soroka University Medical Center in Beer-Sheva, Israel has detected a genetic mutation resulting in a progressive disease of severe mental retardation and epilepsy beginning at infancy.
The University Once Again Hosts UNESCO Conference on Drylands, ...
The University is once again hosting an international conference on desertification. More than 500 people from 50 countries, including more than 20 presenters from American universities and U.S. government agencies will attend the conference.
Life Expectancy Higher in Israel than in the United States
A new study conducted by a BGU researcher reports that people in Israel have a higher life expectancy on average than Americans and residents of other OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries.
Sharing Strategies for Taking Back the Desert Oasis
Green Prophet -- Over 500 people from 50 countries will join in the Third Annual International Conference on ﾊﾗﾓDrylands, Deserts and Desertification: The Route to Restoration,ﾊﾗﾝ on November 8-11, 2010 at BGU's Sede Boqer Campus.
Renewable Research Energy Center to Be Established in Southern ...
The Arava Group, initiated by BGU and the Eilat-Elot municipality, recently won a tender from the Israeli Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor to establish and operate a technology center for renewable energy.
Water Lessons from Israel
The Environment Report -- Listen to the podcast about innovative ways farmers in Israel's Negev desert are growing crops despite water scarcity.
Avigad Vonshak is BGU’s New Dean of International ...
Professor Avigad Vonshak, director of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism and former director of the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR), has been appointed dean of International Academic Affairs.
Students Bring Computers and Wikipedia to Africa
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
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.