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.
Israel produces more scientific papers per capita than any other nation by a large margin – 109 per 10,000 people – as well as one of the highest percapita rates of patents filed.
An Israeli company has developed a device that could enable millions of American diabetics to painlessly inject themselves with insulin.
Israeli company HomeBioGas has developed anaerobic biodigesters that can turn food scraps and animal manure into clean biogas for cooking, heating and lighting.
Israeli scientists have alleviated Parkinson’s-like symptoms in rats.
Israeli scientists have created a DNA nano-computer that not only detects cancer, but also releases drugs to treat the disease.