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A female patient treated by a female physician is less likely to be admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU)
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Scented Tomatoes Developed at BGU

July 30, 2008

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A new type of genetically modified tomato with aromas of lemon and roses was developed in part by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), which could affect

MBA Team Wins Second Prize in Worldwide Intel Competition for Renewable Fuel Business Plan

July 30, 2008

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A team of Honors MBA students from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev won second place in the Intel Education® and University of California Berkeley competition. Teams were judged on

Genetic Cause of Bedouin Children’s Disease Discovered

July 30, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center have identified the genetic defect responsible for Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (NAD), a severe and often fatal neurodegenerative

Low-fat Diet May Not be Best Choice

July 30, 2008

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A two-year study led by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) reveals that low-carbohydrate and Mediterranean diets may be safer and more effective in achieving weight loss

BGU Licenses Solar Energy Technology to Israeli Start-up

July 30, 2008

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Zenith Solar, an Israeli startup technology company, has reached agreement with BGU's technology transfer company, BGN Technologies, to license solar energy technology developed at BGU.

BGU Professor Awarded 2007 Michael Prize for Epilepsy Research

July 14, 2008

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Prof. Alon Friedman of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has won the prestigious 2007 Michael Prize for Epilepsy Research from the Michael Foundation of Germany. The Michael

U.N. Sponsors Desertification Conference at BGU

July 11, 2008

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More than 200 participants from over 30 countries participated in an international conference coordinated by the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and

Diet Rich in Low Fat Dairy Can Help Diabetics Lose Weight

July 11, 2008

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Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have discovered that a diet rich in low fat dairy calcium helps weight loss in overweight Type-2 diabetes patients.

Artificial Reef Installed in Red Sea

July 11, 2008

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The Marine Biology and Biotechnology Laboratory at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has installed an artificial reef in the Gulf of Eilat, a collaboration between Israelis and Jordanians