With more than 3,000 high-tech companies and start-ups, Israel has the highest concentration of high-tech companies in the world (apart from the Silicon Valley).
Israeli researchers are playing an important role in identifying a defective gene that causes a rare and usually fatal disease in Arab infants.
New Yorkers are finding parking in their city a great deal easier with a new Israeli app called Pango that lets users locate, book and pay for parking spots via their smartphone. Other US cities in Arizona and Pennsylvania are also using the system.
Israeli biologists have successfully managed, for the first time, to prepare the flowering of the “Madonna Lily” – a rare white Easter lily – in time for Easter.
Israeli research has shown that dancers display consistent differences from the general population in two key genes.
Israel was the first nation in the world to adopt the Kimberly process, an international standard that certifies diamonds as “conflict free.
The Waldorf-Astoria luxury hotel in Jerusalem hired eco-builders from a tiny kibbutz in Israel’s Negev Desert to provide the interior touches.
Israeli researchers have developed an engineless, nano-RPV (remote piloted vehicle).
Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship – and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 – in the world.
Israeli infectious disease experts have been recruited by the World Health Organization to help prevent the spread of avian flu.