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Research Confirms that Hand-Clapping Songs Improve Motor and ...

January 15, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

A researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) conducted the first study of hand-clapping songs, revealing a direct link between those activities and the development of important skills in children and young adults, including university students.

Physicians’ Moods Affect Quality of Care, According to BGU ...

January 12, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new study by a researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reveals that physicians’ moods impact the number of prescriptions, referrals and lab tests ordered, as well as the amount of time they spend talking with their patients.

Robotics’ Wild Kingdom

January 5, 2010

Tags: Uncategorized

IEEE Spectrum -- BGU roboticist Amir Shapiro looks to nature to make robots that slither through pipes and scale walls.

BGU’s Africa Center Strengthens Ties Among Neighbors

January 5, 2010

Tags: Business & Management, Social Sciences & Humanities

Heritage Florida Jewish News -- Vice chancellor of Uganda's Makerere University says she is looking forward to "sowing seeds of partnership and cooperation" between BGU, Israel and African nations.

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.