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A woman with breast cancer is receives a CT scan on June 18, 2012.
Intelligent firewall protects hospital patients against cyberattacks

The system, developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, filters out wrong instructions from computers to medical devices.

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COVID-19 poses serious threat in wastewater - BGU study

The research, published in science journal Nature Sustainability, evaluated several recent studies on coronaviruses in wastewater, including SARS and MERS.

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Israeli, Ukrainian scientists successfully extend lifespan

Though the findings are significant in their own right, they also have implications for the future of human longevity, and could help fight obesity, diabetes and even cancer.

02/06/2020
BGU President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz launches the BGU Coronavirus Task Force on Thursday morning on
Ben-Gurion University launches coronavirus task-force

More than 50 scientists from across the university's departments joined forces to develop novel solutions to medical and social problems caused by the pandemic.

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Israeli research may help fish multiply, tackle world hunger

As explained in an article recently published by 'Nature Microbiology,' the group managed to identify the functionality of fish's core microbiomes

Israeli researchers find method to convert carbon-containing waste to gas

Carbon-containing waste has presented an increasingly problematic challenge for industrialized societies

09/02/2020
Tamar Gil Menachem, Deputy CEO of the Lauder Center for Employment in the Negev on behalf of Jewish
Tamar Gil Menachem Speaks at Maariv Conference about building the Negev

Employment is the first consideration of young adults when choosing where to live, said Tamar Gil Menachem, Deputy CEO of the Lauder Center for Employment in the Negev.

Why do children with autism struggle to sleep?

New research study from BGU’s National Autism Research Center of Israel finds brain waves of children with autism are shallower

The Grosman Building for Geology on BGU's Marcus Family Campus, Beersheba.
Ben Gurion U. ranked in top 15 natural sciences institutions

A total of 133 articles were published by BGU researchers in the year recorded.

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