New Device Aids Operating Room Sterility
UPI--A new hand gesture recognition system created at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and tested at a Washington, D.C. hospital enables doctors to use hand motions instead of touching a screen, keyboard or mouse to monitor images, minimizing the risk of infection.
Israel Discovers Oil
The New York Times--Thomas Friedman visited BGU's Annual Engineering Project Day and determined that BGU students are Israel's "oil wells that don't run dry."The New York Times--Thomas Friedman visited BGU's Annual Engineering Project Day and determined that BGU students are Israel's "oil wells that don't run dry."
Reflective Mirrors Raise Solar Potential
Reuters--Reflective dishes may be the answer to make solar energy competitive with conventional sources of power. A team at Ben-Gurion University have found just that, in a far less known material that is more efficient when used with a reflective dish.
Future of War Will Go with the Flow — Water Promises to ...
San Francisco Chronicle--Global population, economic development, industrialization and migration trends are pushing water demand to unsustainable levels.
The Art of the Save, for Goalie and Investor
The New York Times--Researchers from the Guilford Glazer School of Business and Management at Ben-Gurion University used soccer professionals as a perfect real-life test case of why people sometimes make irrational decisions.
Colorado Governor Leads Business Group to Israel
Denver Business Journal -- Governor Bill Ritter will lead a delegation to Israel to establish investment and research partnerships there, including a memorandum of understanding between Colorado State University and BGU���s Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research.
Israel’s PhagoLum to Make Sepsis History
Israel 21c--Early diagnosis and treatment choice for sepsis is a daily challenge in intensive care units. A new diagnostic kit is expected to be in hospital labs by the end of 2010, based on research developed by BGU scientists.
You Think What You Talk
The Economist -- A BGU researcher may have a solution for peace: Israeli Jews should speak Arabic and Israeli Arabs should speak Hebrew. A new study demostrates that the language we speak affects our behavior.
Researcher Identifies Early Cardiac Risk in Sleep Disorder
South Florida Sun-Sentinel--A Ben-Gurion University-led research team discovered that Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can manifest similar cardiovascular complications in young children as it does in older children and adults.