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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.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Researchers Identify Risks ...

July 29, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

July 27, 2010 – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers reveal in a new, large-scale study that “normal” blood pressure at age 17 can still predict hypertension at early adulthood and that teenage boys are three to four times more likely to develop high blood pressure in early adulthood than girls.

You Think What You Talk

July 14, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

The Economist -- A BGU researcher may have a solution for peace: Israeli Jews should speak Arabic and Israeli Arabs should speak Hebrew. A new study demostrates that the language we speak affects our behavior.