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BGU Researcher Receives Award for Parkinson’s Disease ...

January 3, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Dr. Amnon Sintov, a senior lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, has received a Dekker Award from the Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation to advance his groundbreaking research on Parkinson's disease treatment.

First U.S.-Israeli Energy Independence Grant Will Focus on ...

December 30, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

Dr. Eugene Shwageraus, a researcher from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel, has been awarded a U.S.-Israel Energy Independence Partnership Grant by the U. S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF).

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Sponsoring International ...

December 30, 2009

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) will be sponsoring the world’s first international tournament to build robots that can shake hands.

A Uniform Method to Interpret Autism Spectrum Disorders is ...

December 30, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher has defined a new, integrated interpretation of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), which makes it easier to understand both the commonalities and differences between ASD and other conditions.

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Coxibs) Interfere With Aspirin’s ...

December 23, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new study conducted at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reveals that Celebrex and other anti-inflammatory coxib medications may counter the positive effects of aspirin in preventing blood clots.

New Africa Center Inaugurated

December 18, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

BGU inaugurates a new Africa Center that will focus on the continent's political history and cultural intricacies, and seek to strengthen relationships and standing within Africa and Israel.

Project Milwaukee: The Currency of Water

December 14, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Desert & Water Research

WUWM (Milwaukee Public Radio) (Radio Interview) -- Eilon Adar, director of BGU's Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, discusses how Israel's water management strategies can help Wisconsin become a global hub for the water technologies industry.

Maccabees Still Making News

December 14, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Jewish Telegraphic Agency -- BGU's Professor Dov Gera helps to put the missing pieces of an ancient puzzle back together.

Wind-Down Nation?

November 30, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Jewish Journal of Los Angeles -- BGU's president, Rivka Carmi, comments on her concerns regarding future funding for education in Israel and how the state as a whole could be effected.

Device Detects Cancerous Skin Tumors

November 24, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers are developing a new device that detects cancerous skin tumors and melanoma that are not visible to the naked eye.