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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Plate size won’t help you lose weight, divulges Israeli study
When food-deprived test subjects were given different-sized plates, they ultimately identified the same portion of pizza, debunking a theory that choosing a smaller-size plate may trick the mind into believing that the amount of food on it is more ample than on a larger plate.
Two Israeli universities listed among global Top 100
The Technion, in the 93rd spot last year, shot up to the 77th spot among universities across the globe. Hebrew University, which did not make the list last year, reached the 95th slot.
‘Betsy Ross of Israel’ flag donated to archives at Ben-Gurion University
The 70th anniversary of the Jewish state seemed the appropriate time to find a permanent home for an item of import and history.
Israeli researchers say smart home devices can be hacked, then spy on its users
“It is truly frightening how easily a criminal, voyeur or pedophile can take over these devices,” says Yossi Oren of Ben-Gurion University’s software and information systems engineering department.
Medical cannabis can ‘significantly reduce’ chronic pain for elderly, Israeli researchers find
Medical cannabis therapy can significantly reduce chronic pain in patients 65 years and older without any adverse effects, according to researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the Cannabis Clinical Research Institute at Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheva.