In Israel, You Say Tomato, I Say . . . AI?
Researchers use artificial intelligence (AI) to identify how tomatoes and other crops react to different climate conditions. The goal is to make crops more robust, while improving their nutritional value.
Israeli Innovation and Technology Blooms in the Negev
SilicoNegev is a startup competition that aims to bring investors and ideas together to grow Israel’s south.
Get-Lawyer App Wins First Place
BGU students developed the app that matches public defenders with clients for a competition sponsored by BGU, Google, Israel’s Ministry of Justice, and the Government Information and Communications Authority.
BGU’s Head of Entrepreneurship Talks Shop
Watch this interview of Dana Gavish-Fridman on how BGU is shaping next-gen entrepreneurs.
The Most Effective Diet for the Worst Kind of Fat
The Mediterranean diet has a greater impact on reducing fat around the liver, leading to better health.
Turkey’s Killing Fields
The New York Times reviews a book written by BGU historians about the Armenian genocide.
This Robot Will Make Any Car Self-Driving
Founded on BGU research, the startup IVObility will launch its autonomous driver by the middle of 2020.
Medical Marijuana Helps Fibromyalgia Patients
In largest study to date, 81.8% of patients said their symptoms improved after six months of therapy.
Curbing Liver Fat Is Key to Reducing Health Risks
Reducing liver fat, and not just weight loss, is key to minimizing long-term health risks tied to obesity.
Scientists Replicate the Blood-Brain Barrier
Using a patient’s own cells, the BBB on a chip will lead to more personalized brain drug treatments.