An Israeli company was the first to develop and install a large-scale solar-powered and fully functional electricity generating plant, in southern California’s Mojave desert.
An Israeli-developed alogrithm enabled NASA to transmit images from Mars.
Developers of Israel's missile defense system, Iron Dome, which became the hero of the 2014 conflict in Gaza, used some components from a toy car bought at Toys R Us to make the first prototype.
Israeli laser technology is powering the latest hair removal devices on the American market.
The Waldorf-Astoria luxury hotel in Jerusalem hired eco-builders from a tiny kibbutz in Israel’s Negev Desert to provide the interior touches.
For many years, conservationists believed Israelís Hula painted frog was extinct after its swampy habitat was drained in the 1950s. Now, the frog has been found alive and jumping in the Hula valley after massive conservation efforts.
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.
On a per capita basis, Israel has the largest number of biotech start-ups.
A 100-member Israeli delegation flew to Kenya to rescue survivors of a building collapse.
Israeli research has shown that dancers display consistent differences from the general population in two key genes.