Tuesday, 5 June 2018

China increasingly challenges American dominance of science - The Washington Post

China increasingly challenges American dominance of science - The Washington Post

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After decades of American dominance, Chinese science is ascendant, and it is luring scientists like Pastor-Pareja away from the United States. Even more China-born scientists are returning from abroad to a land of new scientific opportunity.

The United States spends half a trillion dollars a year on scientific research — more than any other nation on Earth — but China has pulled into second place, with the European Union third and Japan a distant fourth.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/china-challenges-american-dominance-of-science/2018/06/03/c1e0cfe4-48d5-11e8-827e-190efaf1f1ee_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_campaign=41911e99a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_06_04_07_12&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Fareed%27s%20Global%20Briefing&utm_term=.d4fdf7c233fd