Homeland Security Robots
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
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
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
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 ...
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
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
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
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
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
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.