Complexity Digest 2004.19 - 02
Is U.S. Science Dominance Fading?, Star-Telegram.com
Excerpts: The United States has started to lose its worldwide dominance in crucial areas of science and innovation, according to federal and private experts who point to evidence like prizes awarded to Americans and the number of papers in major professional journals.
Foreign advances in basic science now often match or exceed America's, apparently with little public awareness of the trend or its implications for jobs, industry, national security and the vigor of U.S. intellectual and cultural life.
"The rest of the world is catching up,"(...)
- Source: Is U.S. Science Dominance Fading?
[ http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/news/nation/8577561.htm?1c ], William J. Broad, Star-Telegram.com, 04/05/03