AirTrain JFK – the 8.1-mile light rail labrynthe that connects JFK Airport to New York City’s mass transit – is protected by the Israeli-developed Nextiva surveillance system.
A 100-member Israeli delegation flew to Kenya to rescue survivors of a building collapse.
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.
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-developed device can painlessly administer medications through microscopic pores in the skin.
Israeli engineers and agriculturalists developed a revolutionary drip irrigation system to minimize the amount of water used to grow crops.
A small Israel company called Lenslet has developed a revolutionary electro-optic processor which operates one thousand times faster than any known Digital Signal Processor.
Israeli research has shown that dancers display consistent differences from the general population in two key genes.
An Israeli company has developed the world’s first jellyfish repellent.
Israeli microbiologists have developed the first passive vaccine against the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.