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Science  24 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5901, pp. 530
DOI: 10.1126/science.1164804

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Innovation Nation. How America Is Losing Its Innovation Edge, Why It Matters, and What We Can Do to Get It Back. By John Kao. Free Press, New York, 2007. 319 pp. $26, C$29.99. ISBN 9781416532682.

Kao discusses existing roadblocks to technological innovation (especially in the United States) and suggests actions that he argues will promote the discovery and development of new ideas and thus improve prosperity and economic security.