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.
Fashion-designer Danit Peleg created the first-ever ready-to-wear clothing line made at home on 3D printers. She then caught the world’s attention when US snowboarder Amy Purdy danced a samba at the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics in Rio while wearing a Peleg-designed 3D dress.
Israeli microbiologists have developed the first passive vaccine against the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.
Two Arab-Israeli engineers have developed a 2x2x2-inch computer, which is the smallest in the world. The CuBox-i, sells for just $55 and is made by Israeli company, SolidRun.