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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.

BGU: Fulfilling the Vision

April 7, 2009

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

Boca Raton News -- David Ben-Gurion was a prime instigator of bringing water and revolutionary conservation techniques to make the Negev bloom, and Ben-Gurion University is committed to making the dream a reality.

A Vineyard Blooms in the Negev

April 2, 2009

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

Jewish Journal of Los Angeles -- Moshe and Hilda Zohar, promising Negev pioneers, came to the desert more than 10 years ago with a dream ��� to grow wine grapes on the desert���s ancient terraces.

Low-Income Sleep Apnea Patients Don’t Pursue Recommended ...

April 2, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers reveals that a patient’s income level is an important factor that may affect the decision either to initiate or decline one of the most common therapies in treating obstructive sleep apnea.

Homeland Security Robots

March 26, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

It���s difficult to map smuggling tunnels. So it would be up to a robot like the one BGU's Dr. Amir Shapiro is developing to traverse the length of the tunnel and report back with details.

A Spirit of Collaboration Prevails in the Desert

March 24, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

JUF News--The promising research on Alzheimer���s and diabetes, and the landmark work on the identification and testing for genetic disorders, demonstrate that public health is a major stock in trade of academics at Ben-Gurion University.

Solar Energy Project Enters Farm Phase

March 24, 2009

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

geekheeb--ZenithSolar���s electric-thermal hybrid solar power system���based on technology developed by BGU's Prof. David Faiman���will be launched at Kibbutz Kvutzat Yavne in April. AABGU arranged a sneak preview.

Homeland Security Institute Balances Freedom and Safety

March 23, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech, Social Sciences & Humanities

Israel has the most experience working on the threat of terrorism, while also maintaining the values of openness and democracy. A microcosm of this dual effort is BGU's Institute of Homeland Security.