Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship – and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 – in the world.
Israel is the only country in the world that entered the 21st century with a net gain in its number of trees.
Israeli research has shown that dancers display consistent differences from the general population in two key genes.
Superbugs are now the leading cause of preventable death in the developed world.
An Israeli company has developed the world’s first video ringtones for cell phones – the Vringo.
Israel has the largest raptor migration in the world, with hundreds of thousands of African birds of prey crossing as they fan out into Asia.
Israeli researchers have developed an engineless, nano-RPV (remote piloted vehicle).
An Israeli company M-Systems was the first to patent and introduce the disk on key.
Laplanders from Norway turned to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to learn how to revitalize their traditional language.
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.