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Ben-Gurion University researchers monitor pollution using seashells

"We have accurately quantified trace amounts of heavy metal enrichment from desalination plants on the Mediterranean coast of Israel," said Prof. Abramovich.

Cyberattacks could disable Israeli academic institutions: INCD

The warning comes after a cyberattack targeted Ben-Gurion University earlier in January.

19/01/2021
Cyprus

Israeli, Cypriot colleges launch joint course study history of relations

The course will focus on the history of diplomatic relations between Israel, Cyprus and Greece, which began in the late 1940s.

An immigrant-turned-university rector's passion for ideas

From London to Petah Tikva.

By LISA SAMIN
30/12/2020
BGU president Prof. Daniel Chamovitz

BGU to open research facility in India, collaborate on desert agriculture

The joint academic initiative will allow Indian students to enrol into advanced degrees at BGU without leaving their country.

Human brain

Weight loss success not all behavioral, also linked to brain composition

The scientists found that people with an over-sensitivity to food cues - such as an increased neural response after seeing and smelling food - tend to overeat regularly and in turn gain weight.

BGU teams up with the United Nations to develop space tech for UN-SPIDER

A few areas in particular where the two will work closely are emergency response, building space-based technologies meant to detect disasters and sharing the information with scientists worldwide.

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.

3D medical animation still shot showing the structure of a coronavirus

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.

A mouse, illustrative image.

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
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