Dr. Ruth Promises “Good Sex for Life” for Donations


The renowned psychosexual therapist will be receiving an honorary doctoral degree from BGU in May. To commemorate the honor, she is establishing the Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer Endowed Scholarship for Psychology.

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BGU to Develop Israel’s First Dark Matter Detector

June 13, 2017

Tags: Natural Sciences, Press Releases

Dark matter has yet to be detected despite being five times more abundant in the universe than regular matter.

Any Network Router Can Covertly Leak Data

June 6, 2017

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Press Releases

BGU researchers have demonstrated that router LEDs can be manipulated to send information to an attacker.

Hope for New ALS Treatment

May 24, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

New therapy uses part of an FDA-approved drug to improve ALS patients' brain function and life expectancy.

New Nano-Polymer Could Prevent Heart Failure

May 22, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Nanotechnology, Press Releases

The BGU-developed polymer targets the E-selectin molecule to reverse cardiovascular inflammation and plaque.

Smiling Makes You Look Younger?

May 12, 2017

Tags: Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

In this study, smiling faces were perceived as older than those with a deadpan or surprised expression.

The Successes and Challenges of Israeli Health Care

May 10, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Prof. A. Mark Clarfield edited the first Israel-focused issue of The Lancet, a top medical journal.

Possible Cause of Alzheimer’s Discovered

May 8, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU researchers have determined that the protein SIRT6 is almost completely absent in Alzheimer's patients.

Mother’s Family History Could Lead to Preterm Birth

April 27, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU study finds that a woman whose mother or aunts had premature deliveries is at risk for giving birth early.

Fertility Treatments Pose Risk of Pediatric Cancers

April 25, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU researchers analyzed 242,187 infants between 1991 and 2013 and found higher rates of cancer in IVF births.

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