Some of the range-restricted evolutionary unique species. The Red ruffed lemur (photo credit: Charles J Sharp), Madagascar fish eagle (photo credit: Anjajavy le Lodge), Hula painted frog (photo credit: Gopal Murali - own image), and Chinese Crocodile Lizard (photo credit: Holger Krisp). All images from Wikimedia Commons.

Ben Gurion University: Unique Rare Species Face Grave Dangers Due to Human Action

“In our age of the ‘sixth mass extinction’, our daily activities are causing hundreds and thousands of species to be lost forever. To turn...

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Fires Ignited by Kite Terrorism Can Now Be Assessed Using Algorithm (BGU)

Fires Ignited by Kite Terrorism Can Now Be Assessed Using Algorithm Developed by Researchers at Ben-Gurion University. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers...

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A graphical abstract that accompanied their article. 
Credit: Prof. Raz Jelinek

BGU, US and Germany Discover How to Use Tweezers to Combat Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are a looming super threat – heralding a time when our drugs will no longer be effective against prevalent infections. Hospitals...

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Volunteers from Ben-Gurion University, including President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz (foreground), clean up tar from the Nitzanim beach recently after the catastrophic oil spill in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Israel

BGU of the Negev (Israel) announced the creation of Israel’s first School of Sustainability and Climate Change today

“The School of Sustainability and Climate Change is based on five decades of accumulated knowledge, experience and scientific research at Ben-Gurion University of the...

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Sampling location adjacent to the Hadera Power Plant. Foraminifera are found in vast numbers attached to macroalgae that cover the hard rock flats at very shallow water depths.   Photo Credit: Prof. Sigal Abramovich

BGU (Israel): Geochemistry of Shells Can Be Used to Monitor Ocean Pollution

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Prof. Sigal Abramovich has a mission. She wants to convince Israeli and global...

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(Français) L’Union Européenne sélectionne un projet de BGU en physique quantique

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You...

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Sunset over the Zin Valley in the Negev Desert Photo Credits: Dani Machlis/BGU

BGU: World’s Leading Desertification Conference Kicks Off Today from Ben-Gurion University in Israel

The 2020 Drylands, Deserts & Desertification Conference (DDD) begins today and will address one of the most pressing worldwide issues, “Feeding the Drylands: Challenges...

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BGU (Israel): Conventional Wastewater Treatment Does Not Eliminate the Risk of Coronavirus Spreading

Wastewater must be treated beyond the conventional scheme in order to eliminate the new coronavirus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have found in...

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