Originally Posted by RedJeepXJ
Israel is just as almost as backwards as the countries around it,
What a little bigot you must be.
Chutzpatent -- Innovations Invented with Chutzpa
Israel's Inventive Advantages
Brains, Creativity and Chutzpa!
? Israel has ~140 scientists and engineers per 10,000 of population, nearly twice as many as the US, and more than twice as many as Japan.
? Israel produces more scientific papers per capita than any other nation - 109 per 10,000 people.
? The percentage of Israeli citizens who are university graduates is among the highest in the world.
? Israel is second only to the US in the number of patent applications filed.
? Israel has more than 140 companies listed on NASDAQ - only the U.S. has more.
? The Stent was invented in Israel.
? It is estimated that some 15% of all communications equipment sold around the world comes from Israel.
? The Pentium MMX Chip technology was designed in Israel at Intel.
? Both the Pentium-4 microprocessor and the Centrino processor were entirely designed, developed and produced in Israel.
? Israeli scientists developed the first fully computerized, no-radiation, diagnostic instrumentation for breast cancer
? Israel's Given-Imaging developed the first ingestible video camera, so small it fits inside a pill. Used to view the small intestine from the inside, cancer and digestive disorders.
? The Firewall was invented in Israel
? Drip Irrigation was invented in Israel
? ICQ was invented in Israel
? Both of the leading drugs used to treat MS patients, beta-interferon and copaxone, were invented in Israel.
? Voice over IP was invented in Israel