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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.

Driving Simulation Lab at BGU (Video)

June 23, 2009

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

The Lab for Human Factors in Road Safety at BGU dedicated its driving simulation lab earlier this month, featuring a GM-donated shiny bronze Cadillac and state-of-the-art large screen imaging to study and monitor driving safety.

Did Evolution Make Us Cancer Prone?

June 22, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

The Jerusalem Post -- Researchers at BGU���s National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev suspect human mutations during evolution play a role in our susceptibility to cancer.

BGU Students Teach English to Bedouin Children (Video)

June 22, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Watch a video of MAPMES students teaching English to Bedouin children.The Master of Arts Program in Middle East Studies, known
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BGU’s 39th Annual Board of Governors Honorary Doctoral ...

June 19, 2009

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BGU's 39th Annual Board of Governors Honorary Doctoral Conferment Ceremony

Amos Oz Birthday and Tribute Ceremony (Video)

June 19, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

Watch the Amos Oz 70th Birthday and Tribute Ceremony that took place during BGU’s 39th Annual Board of Governors Meeting.

Canker Sores in Mouth Caused by Unknown Virus

June 17, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

The Palm Beach Post -- BGU researchers have discovered that a nightly dose of vitamin B12 is a simple, effective and low-risk therapy to prevent recurrent "canker sores."

Drug Appears Safe for Morning Sickness

June 15, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

The New York Times -- BGU researchers performed one of the largest studies ever done on a commonly used anti-nausea drug to conclude it is safe to use during pregnancy.

A Word (and video) With the Inventor of the Battlefield ...

June 11, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Popular Science--The spybot, which slithers through cracks and caves like a snake, is just one of roboticist Amir Shapiro's clever designs based on animal physiology. Read interview and view video.

Study Finds Little Risk From a Morning Sickness Medication

June 11, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Los Angeles Times -- BGU researchers ease the minds of pregnant women with their study showing no risk to fetuses when using a popular morning sickness medication.