The success of GlaxoSmithKline’s once-a-day breast cancer pill Tykerb – which has won approval by the FDA for use by women with metastatic or advanced breast cancer – is thanks in part to clinical trials conducted by Israeli researchers.
Twenty-four percent of Israel’s workforce holds university degrees – ranking third in the industrialized world, after the United States and Holland – and 12 percent hold advanced degrees.
Israeli companies are going to require models in their advertisements to take tests to insure that they have a normal BMI (Body mass index).
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.
Motorola has its largest R&D center outside of the US in Israel.