Researchers in Israel developed a new device that directly helps the heart pump blood, an innovation with the potential to save lives among those with congestive heart failure. The new device is synchronized with the heart’s mechanical operations through a sophisticated system of sensors.
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.
An Israeli scientific team from the Technion has succeeded in creating in the laboratory beating heart tissue from human embryonic stem cells
Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship – and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 – in the world.
Israeli microbiologists have developed the first passive vaccine against the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.
Israel hosts IBM’s largest R&D facilities outside the United States.
An Israeli computer program has been clinically proven to accurately provide a prognosis of how effective chemotherapy will be for breast cancer patients.
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.
Trucks will be a lot safer and greener thanks to an Israeli company, Neomatix, which has developed a device to check tire pressure remotely, when trucks park for the night. Improperly inflated tires waste energy, wear down tire treads, and are a safety hazard.