Trucks will be a lot safer and greener thanks to an Israeli company, Neomatix, which has developed a device to check tire pressure remotely, when trucks park for the night. Improperly inflated tires waste energy, wear down tire treads, and are a safety hazard.
Tel Aviv has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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.
Motorola has its largest R&D center outside of the US in Israel.
In a breakthrough in male infertility, Israeli researchers have developed an artificial testis to produce sperm.
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.
An Israeli company has developed a device that could enable millions of American diabetics to painlessly inject themselves with insulin.
Israel engineers are behind the development of the largest communications router in the world, launched by Cisco.
Israel’s Given Imaging developed the first ingestible video camera, so small it fits inside a pill.