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.
Israel has one of the world’s only playgrounds totally suitable for special needs children.
Drinking water for visitors to Indiaís Taj Mahal has just got a great deal safer thanks to Israelís Aqwise, which will be purifying 150,000 cubes of water daily from the cityís nearby Yamuna River.
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.
An Israeli vaccine for West Nile virus is being tested in the U.S.
An Israeli company has developed the world’s first video ringtones for cell phones – the Vringo.
Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology was pioneered in Israel.
An Israeli company has developed a smart bracelet to be worn by staff workers in hospital to make sure they wash their hands after contact with patients. Currently about 100,000 people a year in the US die of infections they contract in hospitals and clean hands can eliminate most of these infections.