Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology was pioneered in Israel.
A new IBM-Israel partnership is helping toward a goal of reducing California water usage by 20 percent by the year 2020.
An Israeli company is the world’s leading sleep disorder sensors manufacturer.
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.
An Israeli doctor headed the Merck team that developed a vaccine against cervical cancer.
The success of GlaxoSmithKline’s once-a-day breast cancer pill Tykerb – which has won approval by the FDA for use by women with metastatic or advanced breast cancer – is thanks in part to clinical trials conducted by Israeli researchers.
The U.S. Marines in Iraq are using an Israel-developed hand-held computer for communication purposes.
Israeli researchers have created a ‘biological pacemaker’ which corrects faulty heart rhythms when injected into the failing hearts of pigs.
Laplanders from Norway turned to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to learn how to revitalize their traditional language.
Israeli scientists have discovered the cause of chronic bad breath and a painless solution.