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Arms Smugglers Into Gaza Face a New Foe: Egypt

October 27, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Forward -- Egypt is cracking down on tunnel smuggling to Gaza. BGU���s Prof. Yoram Meital, a leading analyst on Egyptian affairs, explains why.

Deutsche Telekom Doubling R&D Investment in Israel

October 23, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Robotics & High-Tech

Haaretz -- Deutsche Telekom, the German telecommunications giant which has invested at least $16 million in its research lab at BGU, the first center of its kind outside of Germany, will be doubling its research investment in Israel, with the lion's share going to BGU.

Medications That Block Folic Acid During Pregnancy Double the ...

October 15, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A study conducted by researchers at BGU advises pregnant women to take vitamin supplements containing folic acid as part of their routine pre-natal care.

Heartburn Drugs Deemed Safe for Fetuses According to Ben-Gurion ...

October 7, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

According to a recent study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers, U.S. approved heartburn drugs pose no significant risks to fetuses.

BGU’s ‘Country Doctors’

October 1, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

The Jerusalem Post -- Dr. Yoram Singer and Abu Abod make house calls in unrecognized Bedouin settlements, offering medical care and emotional support to the dying and their families.

WATCH: The Israeli Robot Who Wants to be Spider-Man

September 29, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Haaretz-- Students at BGU, along with the supervision of Dr. Amir Shapiro, have created a robot called Spiderbot, which is the first robot to use strings in order to move.

NATO Aids Water Bridge Between Jordan, Israel and the U.S.

September 29, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Green Prophet -- A NATO grant to develop two water desalination plants in Jordan and Israel with technology developed at BGU could quench the region's thirst and possibly save energy and water the world over.

BGU Alzheimer’s Researcher Demonstrates Specific Immune ...

September 21, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher Dr. Alon Monsonego created a humanized mouse model with a specific gene that responded to A-beta-peptide vaccine, reducing plaque and inflammation.

Israeli Science Students Light Up Maryland

September 16, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Karina Goldberg and Amit Elbaz, both graduate students at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, are working in the Institute of Fluorescence at the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute (UMBI).

A New Look at the Negev Desert

September 16, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research, Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Baltimore Jewish Times -- With 60 percent of the country's land, but only 10 percent of its population, the Negev, with BGU's help, is a place for pioneers and entrepreneurs who want to make their mark.