An Israeli company has developed a smart bracelet to be worn by staff workers in hospital to make sure they wash their hands after contact with patients. Currently about 100,000 people a year in the US die of infections they contract in hospitals and clean hands can eliminate most of these infections.
An Israeli company has been given a U.S. grant to develop an anti-smallpox first aid treatment kit.
An Israeli system to help dyslexic readers is being used throughout the US and Europe.
An Israeli discovery of a gene that could cure a blinding eye disease has been licensed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer.
Israel has the world’s second highest per capita of new books.
A group of 40 American sheriffs were in Israel last week to learn about Israeli counter-terrorism techniques.