Israeli medical teams are training Ethiopian doctors to fight AIDS.
Israel hosts IBM’s largest R&D facilities outside the United States.
A portable electrocardiograph machine developed by Israeli company SHL can transmit highly detailed data on heart activity to physicians by mobile phone.
Some 500 million birds representing 300 species migrate across Israel’s skies twice a year in the autumn and spring along the Great Valley Rift.
When the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya was bombed in 1998, Israeli rescue teams were on the scene within a day – and saved three victims from the rubble.
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.
Israel has the highest ratio of university degrees to the population in the world.
Scientists in Israel have used strands of DNA to create tiny transistors that can literally build themselves.
Guess Who? (Hasbro), Play-On-WordZ (Hasbro), Number Rumba (Mattel), Quips (Ravensburger), One Too Many (Waddington’s) and Last Mouse Lost (Foxmind) are among more than 155 different concepts thought up by Tel Aviv-based game designers Theora Design.