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U.S. Remains Leader In Tech And Science

The United States remains the leader in science and technology globally, despite perceptions that the country is losing its competitive edge, according to a new report released today.

According to the RAND Corporation, a non-profit based in Santa Monica, the United Sates accounts for 40 percent of the total world’s spending on scientific research and development, employs 70 percent of the globe’s Nobel Prize winners and is home to three-quarters of the world’s top 40 universities.