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Israel's New ‘Stealthy Fiber Optic Communications’

Israel's New ‘Stealthy Fiber Optic Communications’

Two Israeli university professors and a PhD candidate have created a concept for “stealthy fiber optic communications.” Chana Ya'ar, 20/02/2013 16:22
Is This a Professor at an Israeli University?

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, 13/10/2012 07:10
Int'l Drylands, Deserts, Desertification Gathering

Int'l Drylands, Deserts, Desertification Gathering

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

Preventing PTSD 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, 20/08/2012 23:40
Alcohol Ad Law Will Stop Abuse, Says Danon

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, 09/07/2012 21:47
BGU, US Hospital Link on Pediatric Medical Tech

BGU, US Hospital Link on Pediatric Medical Tech

Ben Gurion University is collaborating with the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to create new medical devices for children. Chana Ya'ar, 16/05/2012 11:39
BGU Scientists Prove Enzyme Delays ALS

BGU Scientists Prove Enzyme Delays ALS

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, 05/03/2012 03:14
Greene, Head of BGU Jewish Medical Ethics Ctr, 83

Greene, Head of BGU Jewish Medical Ethics Ctr, 83

Renowned BGU life scientist Professor Velvl Greene maintained a dialogue on religion with the late Lubavitcher Rebbe. He died Monday. Hana Levi Julian, 23/11/2011 09:35
Report: Optimism Works Best for Women

Report: Optimism Works Best for Women

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

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, 16/11/2011 14:25
Dead Sea Water Good for Diabetics

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, 06/11/2011 15:15
New Life Discovered in the Dead Sea

New Life Discovered 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, 21/09/2011 09:58
U Johannesburg Cuts Ties w/BGU

U Johannesburg Cuts Ties w/BGU

The University of Johannesburg has severed all scientific ties with Israel's Ben Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).Hana Levi Julian, MSW, 24/03/2011 15:58
First Female Bedouin PhD at BGU

First Female Bedouin PhD at BGU

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, 09/03/2011 13:19
BGU to Teach Nuclear Engineering

BGU to Teach 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, 03/03/2010 17:38