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BGU Scientists Isolate Nearsightedness Gene
September 22, 2011
Jewish Daily Forward – Myopia, more commonly known as nearsightedness, is the most common human eye disorder. Nearsightedness is about more than just wearing glasses, as it leads to a higher incidence of secondary eye disorders. These include retinal detachment, macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts. more »
Reaching the Youth of Israel's Periphery
August 26, 2011
The Forward -- BGU is bringing quality science education to the children of the Negev at the Ilan Ramon Youth Physics Center and a new $40 million science park to open in 2012. more »