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When Leadership Means Doing Nothing

May 12, 2009

Tags: Business & Management

Forbes -- In tough times must leaders change the way they do business? According to a study by BGU researchers, sometimes the best course of action is inaction.

Link Exists Between Appetite and Elderly Mortality

May 12, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

A new study by a Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researcher reveals a linkage between elderly people’s appetite and mortality rates, with those who report impaired appetite more likely to die sooner.

Something New Under the Sun

May 8, 2009

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

The world's first solar farm is powered by BGU's groundbreaking photovoltaic solar panels.

Class War

May 6, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

JT News -- BGU public policy and globalization expert compares the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians to that of the Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland.

Third Israeli Case of Swine Flu Confirmed

May 4, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

Jerusalem Post -- BGU researcher and Latin American medical expert Prof. Dov Chernichovsky, who recently returned from a one-month stint in Mexico comments on the swine flu.

ZenithSolar and BGU Professor David Faiman Turn A Kibbutz Solar

May 4, 2009

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

Israel 21c -- Powered by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Professor David Faiman's solar energy technology, Israeli startup, ZenithSolar, launched the first solar farm at Kibbutz Yavne, making it affordable to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

A Vineyard Blooms in the Negev Desert

April 30, 2009

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

Boca Raton News -- A reporter's journey through the Negev brings him face to face with the dying Dead Sea and a blossoming desert as he meets BGU researchers who help him understand both.

Bariatric Surgery a Good Idea for Obese Women Who Want to ...

April 29, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

CBS News -- View a video broadcast highlighting a study conducted by BGU researchers, indicating that bariatric surgery reduces the risks of medical complications for obese women who want to become pregnant.

BGU Technology Used in Israel’s First Solar Farm

April 28, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Press Releases

ZenithSolar, an Israeli start-up company, launched its first "solar farm" near Tel Aviv on April 26, based on concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems developed by Prof. David Faiman of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).

In Israel, Solar Power that Won���t Need Subsidies

April 28, 2009

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

Christian Science Monitor -���Terrorism is nourished mainly from those countries that have oil, including Iran,��� said Shimon Peres at the unveiling of a new solar farm using technology developed at BGU. ���Solar energy is democratic and it can change the face of the world.���