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Tough Economy Doesn't Help U.S. 'Innovation Gap'

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Tough Economy Doesn't Help U.S. 'Innovation Gap'

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Tough Economy Doesn't Help U.S. 'Innovation Gap'

Tough Economy Doesn't Help U.S. 'Innovation Gap'

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Both John McCain and Barack Obama have declared that science and technology are essential to America's security and success. Judy Estrin, author of Closing the Innovation Gap: Reigniting the Spark of Creativity in a Global Economy, explains the importance of scientific innovation.