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Snakebot Inventor to Speak at JCC in Manhattan

July 21, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

New York Blueprint -- Robots in movies and fiction do unbelievable things. But real-life robots are also doing incredible things, thanks to the scientific breakthroughs of Dr. Amir Shapiro, head of BGU's Robotics Lab.

Social Support Following Terrorist Attacks Is Buffer Against ...

July 20, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

BGU Researchers conducted a “before and after” study of depression and terrorist attacks in adolescents, demonstrating that strong social support from friends is a buffer from depression in terrorism-related stress.

Social Network Bolsters Teen Emotions After Suicide Bombings

July 15, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Jerusalem Post -- BGU researchers discover that teenagers who have a strong social support system are more resilient to depression after being exposed to terrorism-related stress.

BGU Researchers Discover Treatment for Brain Trauma-induced ...

July 14, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Dr. Alon Friedman, a neurosurgeon, professor and researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, working with researchers from UC Berkeley, California have identified a TGF Beta Blocker that when given to rats prevents epilepsy after brain damage, according to a new study appearing in the July 15 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.

BGU Researchers Identify How “Stressed” Fat Tissue ...

July 14, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU Researchers Identify How “Stressed” Fat Tissue Malfunctions and Contributes to Obesity-Associated Diseases.

Breakthrough Biomaterial For Heart Repair Licensed By Major ...

July 8, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

Breakthrough biomaterial developed at BGU is now being licensed by a major drug company, Ikaria Holdings, Inc.

A Night at the Museum Promotes Israel’s South

July 6, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

New Jersey Jewish News--���Monday at the Museum,��� part of an effort to revitalize Beer-Sheva���s Old City, is the brainchild of BGU Hebrew literature Professor Nissim Calderon.

BGU Researchers Reveal Connection Between Cancer and Human ...

July 2, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

BGU researchers have discovered that gene mutations that once helped humans survive may increase the possibility for diseases, including cancer.

BGU’s Desert Research Institutes to Receive Cleantech ...

June 29, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s (BGU) Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR) has won the CleanTech 2009 Excellence Award in the category of Outstanding Academic Institution in the Field of Environmental Studies.

BGU Confers Honorary Doctoral Degree on Philanthropist Roy J. ...

June 25, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

BGU has awarded a prestigious honorary doctoral degree to philanthropist and business executive Roy J. Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg is currently a senior director of the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and was previously vice chairman at the firm.