A team from the Weizmann Institute has demonstrated for the first time how tissues transplanted from pig embryos might, in the future, be able to induce the human body to produce blood-clotting proteins for hemophilia patients.
When Golda Meir was elected Prime Minister of Israel in 1969, she became the world’s second elected female leader in modern times.
Israeli research shows that a tonsillectomy could be the key to solving sleep apnea in children.
A week-old Iraqi infant underwent an emergency operation in Israel to correct a congenital heart defect.
Israeli scientists have found that a drug once used to treat vertigo can now help people lose weight.
The Waldorf-Astoria luxury hotel in Jerusalem hired eco-builders from a tiny kibbutz in Israel’s Negev Desert to provide the interior touches.
In proportion to its population, Israel has the largest number of startup companies in the world. In absolute terms, Israel has the largest number of startup companies than any other country in the world, except the US (3,500 companies mostly in hi-tech).
Amazon’s Kindle device was largely developed in the heart of Israel’s high-tech center in Herzliya.
Israeli scientists developed the first fully computerized, no-radiation, diagnostic instrumentation for breast cancer.
Israeli company Project RAY has developed the world’s first smartphone for people with visual disabilities, opening up the benefits of digital access to a population excluded up to now. Already in use in Israel, the smartphone is now launching in the US.