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

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.