STEM News

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Measuring children’s gaze patterns as they watch movies of social interactions is a reliable way to accurately identify nearly half of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) cases, according to a new study just published in Autism Research by BGU researchers.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev was able to use a new biotechnology to cultivate a single-sex population of prawns (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) that will act as a biological agent.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Sonovia’s technique, developed at Bar-Ilan University, could also make fabrics fire resistant, water repellant and even body odor-proof. Chemistry professors Aharon Gedanken and Ilana Perelshtein from Bar-Ilan University have developed a new way to bacteria-proof the fabrics used in a hospital.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

A new study by BGU researchers as part of the global Immunological Genome Project (ImmGen) has tackled this question by comparing the transcriptome of the immune system of female and male mice.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Technion’s computerized pathologist decodes cancer signatures to improve personalized medicine. Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have now used artificial intelligence and big data to decode the unique signatures of certain cancer cells.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Science can offer Olympic athletes the tools necessary to increase their performances by those marginal but crucial percentages.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

In two cases, a single dose of VMT induced a long-lasting and complete remission.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The discovery is the earliest evidence of delayed consumption. Researchers from Tel Aviv University and Spain have discovered the earliest known evidence of the storage and delayed consumption of animal bone marrow – some 400,000 years ago by prehistoric humans near Tel Aviv.

Friday, October 4, 2019

In a new study of adolescent and adult athletes, researchers at BGU, Stanford University and Trinity College in Dublin have found evidence of damage to the brain’s protective barrier, without a reported concussion.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Glioblastoma, a typically incurable brain cancer, is a master of diversity. Not only do the tumors differ from one patient to the next, but cells within each tumor differ greatly from one another.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Hundreds of millions of years have passed since we split off from our common ancestor with bacteria, but we still share a kind of immune system with them.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

BGN Technologies, BGU’s technology transfer company, has entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Vaxil Bio (TSX VENTURE: VXL), a biotech company focusing on innovative immunotherapy treatments for cancer and infectious diseases, for the development and commercialization of targeted cancer therapy.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

A new, innovative Israeli DNA study has revealed what an ancient relative of modern humans from some 100,000 years ago could have looked like.

Friday, September 20, 2019

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

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