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Uncommon Knowledge

Surprising insights from the social sciences

By Kevin Lewis
August 10, 2008

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Why innovation is getting harder OUR NATION DEPENDS on innovation. It's so important that the Constitution specifically encourages Congress "to promote the progress of science and useful arts." According to one economist, however, there may be a crisis looming: The frontier of knowledge is becoming very hard to reach, making innovation more difficult and costly, and narrowing the window of ... (Full article: 816 words)

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