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Global Investments in Scientific R&D

Tom Price

For scientists around the world, one bright spot in the global economic meltdown is an increase in governments’ investment in research and development.

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Countries in North America, Europe, Asia and elsewhere have made research and development (R&D) a key component of emergency government spending programs that are designed to stimulate their economies. This comes at a time when many governments were already ramping up their regular appropriations for science and technology.

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Publish Date: 01 September 2009


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