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Robots as Tools and Partners in Rehab

August 30, 2018

Tags: Medical Research, Robotics & High-Tech

Robots and patients can only interact well when they have shared goals, which they pursue through their joint therapy. In order for robots to be effective in rehab, patients must see them as trustworthy and predictable.

PepsiCo Acquires SodaStream and Builds in the Negev

August 28, 2018

Tags: Business & Management, Negev Development & Community Programs

The Israeli-based company is led by a BGU alum who is thrilled with the merger.

The Woman Who Made Beer-Sheva Bloom

August 22, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Negev Development & Community Programs

As BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi ends her tenure, she reflects on her challenges and accomplishments.

Israel to Allocate Resources for CyberSpark

August 15, 2018

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security

The government's investment in BGU's partnership will advance Israel’s cyber security expertise and research.

First Israeli Gets Regenerating Knee-Cartilage Implant

August 15, 2018

Tags: Medical Research

The BGU-developed material regenerates cartilage and bone over time and is currently in clinical trials. The next step is to develop implants that are suitable for all patients and do not require biopsies.

Artificial Intelligence as a Team Player

August 14, 2018

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Prof. Gal says AI can help students focus by giving teachers cues for when a student is disengaged.

BGU Announces Prof. Daniel Chamovitz as President-elect

August 14, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases

He begins his term January 1, 2019, replacing Prof. Rivka Carmi as president.

Israel Lags on Internet Speeds

August 13, 2018

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security

Israel is behind on 5G implementation and streaming capabilities, says Oleg Brodt, of Cyber@BGU.

Robot, You Can Drive My Car

August 10, 2018

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

BGU’s autonomous robotic driver fits in a brief case and can be installed in five minutes. Its built-in adaptive learning ability and multiple cameras allow it to understand its environment and see objects, people and cars.

Smart Sprinklers Aren’t Safe From Cyber Attacks

August 9, 2018

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security

BGU found ways to hack smart irrigation systems that could theoretically drain a city’s water reserves.