Saving the Iguanas With Science and Engineering (Video)
Scientists are identifying enzymes that could potentially help iguanas be more resilient to climate change.
Gut Bacteria Could Help Produce Tastier Cow’s Milk
Researchers use machine learning to determine which microbes change cow’s milk and methane production. The analyses indicated that 39 core microbes are more powerful than genes in determining how tasty a cow’s milk is.
Robots May Soon Be Filling Your Online Orders
BGU students develop a trick using stickers to help robots pick up any object despite their size, flexibility and shape. The group has applied for a patent and is now looking for funding – and a name for their new startup.
First IDF Technology Campus Building Opens
The Beer-Sheva campus connects BGU, the private sector and the IDF to realize Israel’s cyber capital.
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.