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ZenithSolar and BGU Professor David Faiman Turn A Kibbutz Solar

May 4, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Robotics & High-Tech, Social Sciences & Humanities

Israel 21c -- Powered by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Professor David Faiman's solar energy technology, Israeli startup, ZenithSolar, launched the first solar farm at Kibbutz Yavne, making it affordable to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

A Vineyard Blooms in the Negev Desert

April 30, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Boca Raton News -- A reporter's journey through the Negev brings him face to face with the dying Dead Sea and a blossoming desert as he meets BGU researchers who help him understand both.

Bariatric Surgery a Good Idea for Obese Women Who Want to ...

April 29, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

CBS News -- View a video broadcast highlighting a study conducted by BGU researchers, indicating that bariatric surgery reduces the risks of medical complications for obese women who want to become pregnant.

BGU Technology Used in Israel’s First Solar Farm

April 28, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Press Releases

ZenithSolar, an Israeli start-up company, launched its first "solar farm" near Tel Aviv on April 26, based on concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems developed by Prof. David Faiman of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).

In Israel, Solar Power that Won���t Need Subsidies

April 28, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research

Christian Science Monitor -���Terrorism is nourished mainly from those countries that have oil, including Iran,��� said Shimon Peres at the unveiling of a new solar farm using technology developed at BGU. ���Solar energy is democratic and it can change the face of the world.���

Israel’s Ben-Gurion University in Deal with Bayer

April 24, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Desert & Water Research

Reuters -- An agreement signed between BGU and Bayer CropScience will allow the identification of genes that have an effect on making plants more "stress-resistant" to harsh climates.

Government Action is the Only Solution

April 21, 2009

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

Jerusalem Report -- BGU economists want inflation and an increased budget deficit in Israel. In today's economy, they say, the worst thing the government can do is to do nothing.

Trip to Israel Takes Many Turns

April 21, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research, Medical Research

Boca Raton News -- Reporter chronicles trip to BGU where he and a group of journalists from the U.S. met with faculty, learning about groundbreaking research on the environment, in medicine and in homeland security.

Amos Oz, Approaching 70, Sees Israel with a Bird’s-Eye ...

April 20, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

The New York Times -- Israel prepares to mark the 70th birthday of Amos Oz with a three-day festival in Arad and an academic conference and celebratory dinner at Ben-Gurion University in May.

Innovative Solutions for Desert Plant Survival

April 8, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has announced the establishment of a research collaboration with Bayer BioScience N.V., a subsidiary of Bayer CropScience based in Ghent, Belgium, to develop solutions for desert plant survival.