Three Israeli Researchers Win Prestigious Award For Young Scientists
The laureates of the 2021 Blavatnik Awards in Israel will get $100K each for their work in life sciences, chemistry, and physical sciences.
February 09, 2022
BGU, University In Morocco Sign Historic MOU For Academic Collaboration
Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Morocco’s Université Internationale de Rabat (UIR) have signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last week to collaborate on research and education. The agreement comes just a few days after the UN ambassadors of Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Morocco marked the one-year anniversary of the […]
September 19, 2021
Israeli Researchers Unveil First All-Optical ‘Stealth’ Encryption Tech
The tech will be introduced by scientists from BGN Technologies at the annual Cybertech Tel Aviv conference.
January 29, 2020
New Israeli Study Shows Medical Cannabis Eases Autism Symptoms In Children
New research by scientists at BGU and Soroka Medical Center notes major improvements in measures such as quality of life, sleep, and mood.
February 12, 2019
Israeli-Palestinian Tech2Peace Initiative Wins Presidential Israeli Hope Prize
The project, which runs IT seminars aimed at building ties between young Israelis and Palestinians, was among two winners of the NIS 10,000 award.
December 11, 2018
BGU’s Dr. Yonatan Dubi Awarded Krill Prize
March 23, 2017| Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s Dr. Yonatan Dubi of the Department of Chemistry is to be awarded the prestigious Krill Prize from the Wolf Foundation for excellence in scientific research. The prize will be presented at a ceremony to be held next week. Dubi was part of the US-Israel collaboration with Prof. Bingqian Xu of the […]
March 23, 2017
BGU, Cincy Child Hosp. Launch Needle Co.
June 26, 2016 | Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have announced the formation of Xact Medical, a new company that will seek to commercialize the Fast Intelligent Needle Delivery (FIND) system. The FIND system uses robotics and ultrasound to guide and insert a needle into a patient’s body. This […]
March 09, 2017
The Upside Of Suburbia: Green Spaces Found To Significantly Increase Child’s Birth Weight
Mothers who live near green spaces deliver babies with significantly higher birth weights, according to a new study by Ben Gurion University.
August 25, 2014
Ben Gurion Researchers Find Scorpions To Be Master Architects
Researchers at Ben Gurion University have discovered the incredible climate-conscious way that scorpions construct their desert burrows, with complex mechanisms to prepare themselves, physically and mentally, for the nighttime hunt.
July 03, 2014
‘Sweet’ Success For Israeli Researchers In The Treatment And Early Detection Of Diabetes
As diabetes grows more rampant and threatens to affect one in three Americans in less than four decades, it is no wonder that extensive research is being done to treat and prevent the condition. In Israel, two researchers have made significant advancement in treating type I and detecting type II diabetes.
April 29, 2014
US Honors Israeli Professor For Work On Suicide Prevention
After years studying the phenomenon, an Israeli and an American professor have developed a revolutionary treatment method for teenage depression, which is now being awarded by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
April 22, 2014
Study Says: Come Clean Or Keep Lying – It’s Better Than A Partial Confession!
Sometimes, people who feel the need to confess something, only own up to part of their deceit. A recent study has shown that partial confession causes more feelings of remorse than total confession – or lying altogether.
February 20, 2014
Jordanians And Israelis Graduate Life-Saving BA Program Together
Only three countries in the world offer academic degrees in emergency medical response – and Israel is one of them. For that reason, Jordanians wishing to attain the degree joined their Israeli counterparts at Ben Gurion University.
June 19, 2013
Let’s Relax: Researchers Show Stress Leads To Increase In Autoimmune Diseases
When people experience prolonged periods of stress, the toll on the body is heavy. Ben-Gurion University researchers have shown that chronic stress increases the susceptibility to autoimmune disease.
May 16, 2013
Will Computers And Humans Make Decisions Together In The Future?
When it comes to "hard" data, such as numerical values, people often use computer programs for decision making. Now, an Israeli researcher is using algorithms to analyze how computers can learn from humans.
April 23, 2013