Reflective Mirrors Raise Solar Potential
Reuters--Reflective dishes may be the answer to make solar energy competitive with conventional sources of power. A team at Ben-Gurion University have found just that, in a far less known material that is more efficient when used with a reflective dish.
Future of War Will Go with the Flow — Water Promises to ...
San Francisco Chronicle--Global population, economic development, industrialization and migration trends are pushing water demand to unsustainable levels.
The Art of the Save, for Goalie and Investor
The New York Times--Researchers from the Guilford Glazer School of Business and Management at Ben-Gurion University used soccer professionals as a perfect real-life test case of why people sometimes make irrational decisions.
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.
Israel’s PhagoLum to Make Sepsis History
Israel 21c--Early diagnosis and treatment choice for sepsis is a daily challenge in intensive care units. A new diagnostic kit is expected to be in hospital labs by the end of 2010, based on research developed by BGU scientists.
You Think What You Talk
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.
Researcher Identifies Early Cardiac Risk in Sleep Disorder
South Florida Sun-Sentinel--A Ben-Gurion University-led research team discovered that Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can manifest similar cardiovascular complications in young children as it does in older children and adults.
Ben-Gurion University Creates Garden in Memory of Lillian ...
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.
Israeli Firms Invest in Clean Tech
JTA--With an eye toward the global energy crisis and Israel's own looming power shortages, dozens of Israeli start-up companies are investing in clean technology, including Zenith Solar which licensed solar technology from Ben-Gurion University.
Making the Negev Bloom
Chronicle of Higher Education--Ben-Gurion University was established in 1969 in Beer-sheva, the south's largest city, with a self-proclaimed double mission: to educate students and to help solve the many problems that have plagued the communities that surround it. And while it is clear that one university cannot solve the region's economic and social problems, Ben-Gurion is making an impact.