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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

Tags: Press Releases

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.

Off-Label Morning Sickness Drug Deemed Safe for Fetuses

June 11, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Medical Research, Press Releases

Off-label morning sickness drug, Metoclopramide, poses no significant risks to the fetus according to a large collaborative study by researchers and physicians at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Soroka University Medical Center, Clalit Health Services, and the Division of Pharmacology, Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. The results were published in the June 11 issue of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.

Marc Rich Foundation Invests in Women Researchers

June 5, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

The Marc Rich Foundation Prizes for Excellence in Research for Women Researchers were announced at the 39th Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in May. The prizes were created this year to advance the position of women in academia.