Israel has helped farmers in Niger develop a horticultural production system called the African Market Garden (AMG).
Tel Aviv has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
An Israeli ornithologist is utilizing barn owls to rid large cities of rodent problems.
Christopher Reeve called Israel the “world center” for research on paralysis treatment.
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.
Israeli infectious disease experts have been recruited by the World Health Organization to help prevent the spread of avian flu.
With more than 3,000 high-tech companies and start-ups, Israel has the highest concentration of high-tech companies in the world (apart from the Silicon Valley).
An Israeli study has shown that anger may trigger strokes.
A newly developed Israeli cooking oil is capable of breaking up blood fats such as cholesterol.
Israeli scientists have created a DNA nano-computer that not only detects cancer, but also releases drugs to treat the disease.