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In China, a great leap forward with research into science, technology

Posted by ecoshift on July 23, 2007

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” — Derek Bok

We tend to assume that the US will continue to lead in science and technology. We may find out differently in coming decades…

asahi.com:
In China, a great leap forward with research into science, technology

07/19/2007
BY TETSU KOBAYASHI

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN

BEIJING–With more than two decades of market reforms under its belt, China has transformed into a trading powerhouse and the world’s “factory.” It is also making its presence felt in the worlds of science and technology.

China’s expenditure, in terms of purchasing power parity, along with its army of researchers, has already surpassed Japan’s.

In some fields, China is now the leading authority. And that has caused some concern in Europe and the United States.”

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