List of Israeli inventions and discoveries

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Rooftop solar hot-water system
Drip irrigation at an Israeli nursery
Iron Dome rocket interception system

This is a list of inventions and discoveries by Israeli scientists and researchers, working locally or overseas.

Science[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Model of quasicrystals, discovered by Nobel prize winner Dan Shechtman of the Technion

Physics[edit]

Eshkol-Wachman Movement Notation

Optics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Pillcam endoscopic capsule developed by Given Imaging

Economics[edit]

Biotechnology[edit]

Theoretical computer science[edit]

Defense[edit]

Computing[edit]

Computer hardware[edit]

USB flash drive, originally marketed as the DiskOnKey

Computer and mobile software[edit]

Waze, the most popular GPS application for mobile devices worldwide

Agriculture[edit]

Energy[edit]

Consumer goods and appliances[edit]


Games[edit]

Foods[edit]

Physical exercise[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quasicrystals clinch Wolf prize - physicsworld.com
  2. ^ The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011
  3. ^ Two Israelis win Nobel Prize in chemistry | health
  4. ^ The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2004
  5. ^ The Nobel Prize in Chemestry 2013
  6. ^ Yuval Ne'eman - The Telegraph
  7. ^ PI Distinguished Research Chair Yakir Aharonov Wins US National Medal of Science - Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
  8. ^ Chronology of Black Hole Physics
  9. ^ Physics Timeline 1961 – 1980
  10. ^ World's Smallest Video Camera Record Broken Again
  11. ^ Israel's 'camera in a capsule' approved for esophagus diagnosis
  12. ^ Co-founder of movement notation system dies at 79
  13. ^ Ruth Arnon Profile - Forbes.com
  14. ^ Multiple Sclerosis « Global Health Vision
  15. ^ Interferon Based Drug May Eliminate Breast Cancer
  16. ^ Wang, Aiming (2011). Molecular Farming in Plants: Recent Advances and Future Prospects. Springer. p. 60. ISBN 94-007-2216-8. 
  17. ^ Yukhananov, Anna (1 May 2012). "U.S. FDA approves Pfizer/Protalix drug for Gaucher". Chicago Tribune. Reuters. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  18. ^ Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, "The Framing of Decisions and the Psychology of Choice." Science 1981;211:453-458.
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  20. ^ Robert J. Aumann - Prize Lecture
  21. ^ Rubinstein, Ariel (1982). "Perfect Equilibrium in a Bargaining Model". Econometrica 50 (1): 97–109. doi:10.2307/1912531. 
  22. ^ DNA Used To Create Self Assembling Conducting Wire: Breakthrough Will Lead To Next Leap In Emerging Nanoelectronics
  23. ^ Computer Made from DNA and Enzymes
  24. ^ Tiny Computing Machine Fueled By DNA; Device Awarded In Guinness World Record For "Smallest Biological Computing Device"
  25. ^ ACM Turing Award Citation
  26. ^ Lempel–Ziv–Welch
  27. ^ RSA (algorithm)
  28. ^ "Protector". Defence Updates. Retrieved 2007-04-21. 
  29. ^ Anshel Pfeffer; Yanir Yagna (7 April 2011). "Iron Dome successfully intercepts Gaza rocket for first time". Haaretz. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  30. ^ http://english.cntv.cn/20120518/101009.shtml
  31. ^ MUSIC Soothes the Savage… Missile?
  32. ^ כלכלה - טכנולוגיה nrg - המוח הישראלי ממציא לנו פטנטים
  33. ^ Israeli company develops radar system that sees through walls
  34. ^ Israel 21c, The top 64 inventions made in Israel, retrieved 12 Jan 2014.
  35. ^ DiskOnKey - All-TIME 100 Gadgets - TIME
  36. ^ Wizcom Technologies Ltd (WZM.DE) Company Profile | Reuters.com
  37. ^ http://www.lumio.com/our-core-technology/virtual-keyboard.html
  38. ^ Marriott, Michel (September 19, 2002). "No Keys, Just Soft Light and You". The New York Times.
  39. ^ Hesseldahl, Arik (September 18, 2002). "Typing on the table". Forbes.
  40. ^ Shiels, Maggie (October 15, 2002). "The keyboard that isn't there". BBC News.
  41. ^ Kanellos, Michael (September 19, 2006). "Honda investing in chips to help cars see". CNET News.
  42. ^ HP Labs : About HP Labs : HP Fellows : Abraham Lempel
  43. ^ Translation co Babylon sets new Guinness record for downloads
  44. ^ Mashable article about Umoove Experience
  45. ^ About the ICQ - ICQ.com
  46. ^ Brian Blum (March 24, 2011). "Top 10 iPhone apps from Israel". Israel21c. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  47. ^ "Top 10 Israeli apps that are revolutionizing your journey". Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  48. ^ ZOHAR FRIEDMAN (2012-08-29). "Appaholic: Top 5 ‘Made in Israel’ apps". Jpost. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  49. ^ Weizmann Wonder Wander
  50. ^ a b c d e f Abigail Klein Leichman (May 10, 2012). "The top 12 ways Israel feeds the world". ISRAEL21c. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 
  51. ^ http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b400251b rechargeable Fe(III/VI) super-iron cathodes
  52. ^ FactsOfIsrael.com: Hydrogen fuel-cell cars developed by Israeli researchers
  53. ^ גאווה נשית: המצאות ישראליות שעושות לנו כבוד
  54. ^ http://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-2621280,00.html
  55. ^ "Roast in the Wonder Pot", The Kosher For Pesach Cookbook (1978). Jerusalem:Yeshivat Aish HaTorah Women's Organization, p. 58.
  56. ^ 3 מדליות זהב הוענקו להמצאות ישראליות ביריד המצאות בקוריאה (26.12)
  57. ^ BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Inventor develops 'artificial gills'
  58. ^ Rummikub® Rules - Rules To Rummy Games
  59. ^ Rummikub: Old Memories
  60. ^ Universal Press Syndicate: Creator Bio
  61. ^ Gone Gaming: Meet Haim Shafir
  62. ^ Taki - Israeli Uno English and Hebrew Instructions - Judaism.com

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