An Israeli team has made medical history with its ability to transform skin stem cells from heart-disease patients into healthy heart tissue.
Israel is the only country in the world that entered the 21st century with a net gain in its number of trees.
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 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.
An Israeli company has developed a device that helps nurses locate hard-to-find veins.
According to industry officials, Israel designed the airline industry’s most impenetrable flight security. U.S. officials now look to Israel for advice on how to handle airborne security threats.
Israel is the only liberal democracy in the Middle East.
An Israeli has invented a ‘bone glue’ that will reduce the need for bone transplants and heal bone defects caused by cancer.
Israeli scientists have created a DNA nano-computer that not only detects cancer, but also releases drugs to treat the disease.
An Israeli vaccine for West Nile virus is being tested in the U.S.