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New Life for the Dead Sea?

April 21, 2010

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Natural Sciences, Negev Development & Community Programs

Nature -- A conduit from the Red Sea could restore the disappearing Dead Sea and slake the region's thirst. But such a massive engineering project could have untold effects, say Ben-Gurion University researchers.

Israeli, Jordanian Archeologists Discuss Risks to Historical ...

November 18, 2009

Tags: Natural Sciences, Negev Development & Community Programs, Robotics & High-Tech

The Jerusalem Post -- BGU's Professor Yossef Hatzor presents groundbreaking methodology to predict how earthquakes could harm heritage sites in Acre and how to minimize future damage.

Couple Lucky to Be Alive After Eating Deadly Fish Given to Them ...

May 14, 2009

Tags: Natural Sciences

Fox News -- BGU marine biologist Dr. Nadav Shashar provides expert commentary on poisonous fish that have made several Israelis seriously ill and killed one.

Technique Disables Plutonium’s Use in Bombs

March 12, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Natural Sciences

Discovery News--BGU scientists have devised a technique to keep plutonium produced in nuclear power plants from being used in nuclear bombs.

In the Desert: Why Israel is a Model for Some of the ...

November 24, 2008

Tags: Alternative Energy, Natural Sciences

Chicago Jewish News--The four-day conference was held under the joint auspices of BGU's Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, and drew more than 200 participants from 33 countries to BGU's Sde Boker campus, deep inside the Negev Desert region.

Make Way for Israel’s Own “Nano-Bio” Valley

August 14, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Natural Sciences, Robotics & High-Tech

Jewish Exponent -- Imagine a spaceship so tiny that it could travel through the human body to pinpoint and release drugs to kill cancer cells or use tools to unclog arteries in the heart. It may sound like science fiction, but according to a BGU physicist, the idea lies in the realm of possibility in the near future.

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