China Set to Become Global Science Leader by 2025
July 2, 2018
As the Cold War emerged in the West following World War II, basic scientific research became a high priority for the United States. The US government established the Department of Defence and National Science Foundation, and research spending increased afterwards from $265 million in 1953, to approximately $35 billion by 2015 – a 15-fold increase when adjusted for inflation. According to an index of data compiled by the journal Nature, the investment has paid off well..
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