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BGU: Invasive brown widow spiders host novel bacteria related to chlamydia

Invasive brown widow spiders across three continents were highly infected with a single strain of Rhabdochlamydia, a bacterium that is related to major pathogens...

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Vegetation bands (Photo Credit: Stephan Getzin)

BGU (Israel) : Research project RESILIENCE receives 10 M€ ERC Synergy Grant to Study How to Evade Ecosystem Collapse

Max Rietkerk (Utrecht University), Arjen Doelman (Leiden University), Ehud Meron (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) and Isla Myers-Smith (University of Edinburgh) received an ERC...

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Photo Caption: Dr. Oded Nir (Photo Credit: Dani Machlis/BGU)

Ben-Gurion University develops a method to turn hazardous acidic industrial wastewater into valuable resources

A research team of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev environmental scientists has developed a circular process for eliminating the risk posed by phosphoric acid...

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L.: Stalks of bread wheat  Right: Aphids on a stalk of wheat

Ben-Gurion University plant biologist is figuring out how wild wheat protects itself from insects

Wheat is a staple crop that provides 20% of the world population’s caloric and human protein intake. Although wheat is essential for human and...

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Left and middle: Impact of the extreme heatwave and drought of summer 2018, as compared to summer 2017, on fields around the town of Slagelse in Zealand, Denmark (photo: European Space Agency; CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO). Right: Danish maize field in July 2018 (photo: Janne Hansen; CC BY-NC 4.0).

BGU, Hebrew U.: Desert regions may better inform the future of global temperate zones driven by climate change

According to NASA, nineteen of the hottest years have occurred since 2000, with 2016 and 2020 tied for the hottest ever on record. This...

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Setting a methane bubble alight  Photo Prof. Orit Sivan

Permafrost: how much methane is being produced and released into the atmosphere

Considerable amounts of methane, one of the major greenhouse gases, are sequestered in sediment under the permafrost surrounding the Artic Circle. However, global warming...

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Dr. Karina Golberg

BGU: a phytochemical derived from broccoli be the answer to antibiotic resistant pathogens

Antibiotic resistant bacterial pathogens are increasingly playing a role in rising illness and preventing wound healing, especially in hospitals. While more and more pathogens...

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Highly magnified star Earendel. The collection of yellow-looking galaxies form the massive galaxy-cluster lens that magnifies background objects lying behind it. The inset shows the highly magnified red galaxy, host to Earendel, stretched into an arc due to lensing, and the highly magnified star is marked with a white arrow.  CREDITS:  SCIENCE: NASA, ESA, Brian Welch (JHU), Dan Coe (STScI)  IMAGE PROCESSING: NASA, ESA, Alyssa Pagan (STScI)

(Français) Johns Hopkins U. et BGU : record battu, Hubble repère Earendel, l’étoile la plus éloignée jamais vue

In a collaboration including researchers from Ben-Gurion University, the Hubble Space Telescope has established an extraordinary new benchmark: detecting the light of a star...

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