Israeli Scientists Create ‘Stealthy Fiber Optic Communications’

Two Israeli university professors and a PhD candidate have created a concept for “stealthy fiber optic communications.” Chana Ya'ar, 2/20/2013, 4:22 PM

Is This a Professor at an Israeli University?

BGU Professor Neve Gordon’s activities reveal, in the writer's opinion, the sad state of social science in Israel. Israel's Council on Higher Education mandated changes in the Political Science Dep't at BGU, or closing it. Lee Kaplan, Head of Stop the ISM, 10/13/2012, 7:10 AM

World Scientists to Gather for Desertification Conference

Scientists are gathering in southern Israel next month for the International Drylands, Deserts and Desertification (DDD) Conference. Chana Ya'ar, 10/11/2012, 11:57 AM

Blocking Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Sleep Deprivation

A new study appears to show that post-traumatic stress disorder might be prevented by staying awake after exposure to trauma.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 8/20/2012, 11:40 PM

Alcohol Ad Law Will Stop Abuse, Says Danon

A new bill to block all advertising of alcohol is aimed at preventing alcoholism and substance abuse, says Likud MK Danny Danon.Chana Ya'ar, 7/9/2012, 9:47 PM

BGU, US Hospital Link on Pediatric Medical Technologies

Ben Gurion University is collaborating with the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to create new medical devices for children. Chana Ya'ar, 5/16/2012, 11:39 AM

BGU Scientists Prove Enzyme Delays Lou Gehrig's Disease

Scientists at Ben Gurion University have proven that an enzyme discovered in 2009 can delay development of Lou Gehrig's disease in mice.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 3/5/2012, 3:14 AM

Velvl Greene, Head of BGU Jewish Medical Ethics, Dead at 83

Renowned BGU life scientist Professor Velvl Greene maintained a dialogue on religion with the late Lubavitcher Rebbe. He died Monday. Hana Levi Julian, 11/23/2011, 9:35 AM

Report: Optimism Works Best for Women, Not Men

A new study shows that although optimism is a positive tool for female students, for male students it is a disadvantage.Chana Ya'ar, 11/21/2011, 11:31 AM

Research Breakthrough in Male Fertility

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have made a breakthrough in the field of male fertility. Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/16/2011, 2:25 PM

Dead Sea Water Good for Diabetics

The lowest place on earth has the power to bring down a person's high blood sugar, a new study claims. (Vote for Dead Sea in contest below).Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/6/2011, 3:15 PM

Scientists Discover New Life in the Dead Sea

A multidisciplinary team of scientists from Israel and Germany has discovered deep-sea springs, and new life in the Dead Sea.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 9/21/2011, 9:58 AM

S. African University Cuts Ties with Ben Gurion University

The University of Johannesburg has severed all scientific ties with Israel's Ben Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).Hana Levi Julian, MSW, 3/24/2011, 3:58 PM

First Bedouin Woman PhD is 'Insider-Outsider' in 3 Cultures

The first Bedouin woman to hold a doctorate, Prof. Sarab Abu Rabia-Queder, describes herself as an “insider/outsider in three cultures.”Hana Levi Julian, MSW, 3/9/2011, 1:19 PM

BGU Partners with Dimona, IEC for Nuclear Engineering

Ben Gurion University is partnering with the Israel Electric Company and the Dimona nuclear plant to add a nuclear engineering program.Hana Levi Julian, 3/3/2010, 5:38 PM