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BGU Researchers Find New Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

April 4, 2022

Tags: Medical Research

Their findings show that BGU researchers may have found potential novel treatments for head and neck cancers – which include throat cancer, mouth cancer, and other cancers that affect the region of your body above the shoulders.

A4BGU to Raise Emergency Funds for Ukrainian Students

March 10, 2022

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Leadership, Awards & Events

Americans for Ben-Gurion University is launching an emergency fund website to aid in ensuring that the Ukrainian student/scholar refugees will be able to continue their education.

Forbes: How Some Species Can Go Extinct Twice

February 25, 2022

Tags: Natural Sciences, Research News

An international team of scientists recently published a study, co-authored by ecologist Uri Roll, a senior lecturer at BGU, arguing that species can go extinct twice.

Calcalist Spotlights BGU’s Prof. Dan Blumberg

February 25, 2022

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Robotics & High-Tech

Calcalist notes that today, BGU has grown to 2,800 engineers, seen the founding of the Gav-Yam High Tech Park, and the presence of 70 companies setting up research centers in Beer Sheva.

BGU Study Finds Ultrasound Could Be The Key to Diagnosing Autism

February 14, 2022

Tags: Medical Research

A routine ultrasound during the second trimester “can identify early signs of autism spectrum disorder” (ASD), according to a new study by BGU and Soroka Medical Center in Israel.

Magen David Adom & BGU Announce Academic Affiliation

February 14, 2022

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

“By researching pre-hospital emergency care, there’s an opportunity to develop innovative approaches that can improve results for patients,” said Oren Wacht, head of Ben-Gurion University’s Department of Emergency Medicine and a volunteer paramedic.

BGU’s Dr. Menny Shalom Named Blavatnik Award Laureate

February 8, 2022

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

Dr. Shalom’s work focuses on renewable and sustainable energy production at a time of a mounting climate crisis that demands more abundant and inexpensive sources of renewable energy.

Times of Israel: Alarming New Study on Steep Wildlife Decline

February 4, 2022

Tags: Research News

University researchers confirm disputed World Wildlife Fund estimate of 68% decline in vertebrate numbers over past 50 years, say drop was likely even higher.

Can Studying DNA Like Language Lead to New Breakthroughs?

January 25, 2022

Tags: Natural Sciences

BGU biochemist Dr. Barak Akabayov and his team aimed to learn new information by studying DNA's letter sequences linguistically. "I believe we can use this approach to plan innovative new drugs in the future as needed," he predicts.