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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.

A magnified view of a CD34+ stem cell
Israeli team discovers cardiac arrhythmia-causing gene

“The mostly night-time atrial fibrillation was shown to be caused by a mutation in a gene (KCND2), encoding a crucial component of a potassium ion channel (Kv4.2) in the heart."

Male and Female gender symbols
Why are men more prone to illness than women?

While women are more resistant to infectious diseases, this same reaction may make them more likely to suffer from auto-immune diseases.

12/10/2019
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Ben-Gurion University study says 'Havana Syndrome' caused by pesticides

“The study validates the need for us to continue to learn more about the use of pesticides and other toxins.”

20/09/2019
Ben-Gurion University develops disease-fighting 'super shrimp'

The shrimp could be the key to successfully reducing poverty, helping the environment and controlling schistosomiasis outbreaks, according to BGU.

04/09/2019
Israeli study: Babies are able to identify figures who ‘deserve’ empathy

"Babies are able to identify figures who 'deserve' empathy and [those who] do not," Dr. Florina Uzefovsky said.

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