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BGU Finds a Way to Help Reverse Desertification

March 12, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Desertification can be reversed by intervening at the desert border in the form of “vegetation fingers.”

BGU and Rafael Collaborate on Cyber Defense

March 5, 2019

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security

They will develop cutting-edge cyber defenses for autonomous vehicles, as well as other technologies.

Home Births Three Times More Dangerous Than at Hospitals

March 1, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

BGU found that 15 out of every 1,000 babies born in non-hospital settings are at risk of death.

Desert Fairy Circles Caused by Rain

February 27, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU researcher says the circles in two of the world’s deserts are caused by heavy rain and evaporation.

BGU Develops AI-Based Software to Track Progression of ALS

February 25, 2019

Tags: Medical Research, Robotics & High-Tech

The platform analyzes demographic data and lab test results, and then uses machine learning and data mining algorithms to predict ALS progression. The technology will help personalize patient care and improve drug development.

AI May Be Able to Predict the Spread of Melanoma

February 22, 2019

Tags: Medical Research, Robotics & High-Tech

BGU develops new method that identifies the cancer cells more likely to metastasize.

Birth After 50 With No Increased Complications

February 20, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

BGU shows that giving birth after 50 has the same risks, not more, as giving birth after 40. The research looked to see if women were prone to gestational diabetes, pregnancy hypertension, early births, and Cesarean sections.

Start of Puberty Is Related to Expected Adult Height

February 20, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

BGU says new findings could change the way developmental problems in adolescents are diagnosed.

BGU Finds New Ways to Make Nuclear Plants Safer

February 15, 2019

Tags: Alternative Energy

Research enables power plants to generate energy while detecting and preventing severe accidents better.

Two Leaders Beyond Compare

February 13, 2019

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

AABGU CEO Doug Seserman’s op-ed discusses leadership commonalities between Washington and Ben-Gurion. Both were intellectuals, voracious readers, prolific writers, and leaders of emerging underdog nations, among other things.