An Israeli doctor headed the Merck team that developed a vaccine against cervical cancer.
Israel is one of the leading countries in providing ornamental fish to aquariums around the world.
An Israeli conservationist has managed to jail more than 1,300 major wildlife traffickers in Africa through his wildlife conservation organization, the Last Great Ape Organization.
Israeli mini-unmanned aerial vehicles are being used by US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
An Israeli-developed device can painlessly administer medications through microscopic pores in the skin.
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.
Israel has two official languages: Hebrew and Arabic.
Most of the Windows NT operating system was developed by Microsoft-Israel.
Israel's most beloved chocolate pudding -- Milky -- is the most successful dairy product in the local market since its debut in 1979. The pudding has a secret whipped cream topping and only five people are said to know the recipe.
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).