A National Science Foundation report says the US is at risk of losing its status as a leader in science and technological innovation, says a New York Times article. As science and technology flourishes outside the US, domestic science education lags and many Americans remain ignorant of basic science -- or, refuse to accept basic scientific tenets like evolution and the Big Bang. The report “recommends increased financing for basic research and greater “intellectual interchange” between researchers in academia and industry,” the article says.
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Jan 16, 2008