Israeli scientists have discovered the cause of chronic bad breath and a painless solution.
Israeli mini-unmanned aerial vehicles are being used by US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
For many years, conservationists believed Israel's Hula painted frog was extinct after its swampy habitat was drained in the 1950s. Now, the frog has been found alive and jumping in the Hula valley after massive conservation efforts.
An Israeli team has made medical history with its ability to transform skin stem cells from heart-disease patients into healthy heart tissue.
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 company HomeBioGas has developed anaerobic biodigesters that can turn food scraps and animal manure into clean biogas for cooking, heating and lighting.
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.
In 1984 and 1991, Israel airlifted a total of 22,000 Ethiopian Jews at risk in Ethiopia to safety in Israel.
Hawaiian singer Don Ho underwent an Israeli-developed stem cell treatment to strengthen his heart.