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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.

Bariatric Surgery Minimizes Pregnancy Complications for Obese ...

March 23, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Women who undergo bariatric surgery to treat obesity will reduce the risk of medical and obstetric complications when they become pregnant, according to a study by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

ZenithSolar to Dedicate First Solar Energy Farm in Israel

March 19, 2009

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

Green Prophet-- ZenithSolar, an Israeli start-up company, will be launching its first ハラモsolar farmハラン in April 2009 based on technology developed by BGU's Professor David Faiman.

Technique Disables Plutonium’s Use in Bombs

March 12, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Natural Sciences

Discovery News--BGU scientists have devised a technique to keep plutonium produced in nuclear power plants from being used in nuclear bombs.

BGU Buildings Garner Prestigious Architectural Awards

March 11, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Two buildings at BGU, designed by Raquel Vert of Los Angeles-based Vert Architects, were awarded first prize in two different categories in the “Best Project of the Year 2008/9 Competition."

Japanese Zionists Visit the University

March 5, 2009

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

A delegation of the Japanese Makuya arrived at BGU this week as part of a show of solidarity with residents of the Negev who suffered during the recent Cast Lead military operation.

Earth’s Cracks May Contribute to Global Warming

March 4, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Discovery News -- A new study by BGU researchers has found that cracks in the earth's surface exhale large quantities of gas, perhaps enough to affect global warming.

BGU Researchers Develop “Green Window” Technology

March 4, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

BGU researchers have developed a new, highly energy-efficient window technology, featuring two reversible panes that will save energy in homes and office buildings all year.