Policy Forum

The Changing Frontiers of Science and Technology

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Science  26 Jul 1996:
Vol. 273, Issue 5274, pp. 445-447
DOI: 10.1126/science.273.5274.445


Leadership in science and technology by the United States is being challenged. Other countries, in particular those of East Asia, are becoming effective competitors in many high-technology products, and these other countries, in contrast to the United States, are increasing their support of scientific research.