Report: U.S. Slipping in Science and Technology

A recent report from the National Academies suggests that the United States is losing its edge in research and development. What can be done to reverse the trend?


Ralph Wyndrum, Jr, president of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers — USA

Patricia Welesko Garland, chair, Engineers Week 2006; manager, combined Heat and power program, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

C.D. Mote, president of the University of Maryland



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