An Israeli company has developed a smart bracelet to be worn by staff workers in hospital to make sure they wash their hands after contact with patients. Currently about 100,000 people a year in the US die of infections they contract in hospitals and clean hands can eliminate most of these infections.
Israel’s $100 billion economy is larger than all of its immediate neighbors combined.
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.
An Israeli company has developed a device that could enable millions of American diabetics to painlessly inject themselves with insulin.
The first PC anti-virus software was developed in Israel in 1979.
Christopher Reeve called Israel the “world center” for research on paralysis treatment.
Motorola has its largest R&D center outside of the US in Israel.