Did You Know....


...Israel has the highest number of University Degrees, per capita, worldwide?

...Israel ranked 3rd in the world in per capita patents?

...An Israeli company developed a method of using genetically modified fruit flies to decrease pest populations, helping farmers in 30 countries around the world?

...An Israeli company developed a stem cell therapy that helps Parkinson's patients to restore motor function?

...An Israeli scientist discovered a natural bacterium which helped combat mosquitoes and black flies, preventing river blindness and Malaria in 11 African nations;
and reduced infection along China's Yangtze River by 90%?

...The PillCam was developed in Israel; and doctors in over 60 countries have used it, helping more than 122,000 patients?

...Before Israel's development of the "Emergency Bandage" very often soldiers bled to death before getting to field hospitals?
...Along with its use on Israeli soldiers, the bandage began being used by American soldiers in Iraq;
and helped save hundreds of lives by preventing hemorrhaging with its built in pressure bars and closure clips?

...Instant messaging and chat room technology was developed by four unemployed Israelis in Tel Aviv? Their program, ICQ, is now used by millions around the world.

...An Israeli scientist developed the math calculations that enabled the Opportunity and Spirit rovers to travel across Mars using solar energy?

...Israel is home to Microsoft's & Cisco's only R&D facilities outside the US?

...An Israeli company developed the most advanced method for biological treatment of solid waste?
The process does not generate any environmental nuisance and has already led to the phasing out of landfills in many regions.


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