Israel leads the world in the number of scientists and technicians in the workforce, with 145 per 10,000, as opposed to 85 in the U.S., over 70 in Japan, and less than 60 in Germany. With over 25% of its work force employed in technical professions. Israel places first in this category as well.
Scientists in Israel have used strands of DNA to create tiny transistors that can literally build themselves.
An Israeli-developed alogrithm enabled NASA to transmit images from Mars.
Christopher Reeve called Israel the “world center” for research on paralysis treatment.
An Israeli research team has found that the combination of electrical stimulation and chemotherapy makes cancerous metastases disappear.
Twenty-four percent of Israel’s workforce holds university degrees – ranking third in the industrialized world, after the United States and Holland – and 12 percent hold advanced degrees.
Life is about to get a lot quieter thanks to an Israeli company, Silentium, that has developed an award-winning noise cancelling technology that can be applied to almost everything – from home appliances to airplane seats.