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“Emerging world on science fast-track”

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

“The global balance of science is shifting fast, as research powerhouses emerge in the developing world to challenge the traditional scientific leaders in North America, Europe and Japan”, reports a news item in the Financial Times, published 28th of March 2011.

According to the article, “[a]lthough the scientific rise of China, India and Brazil has been well-documented, a new study by the Royal Society, Britain’s national academy of science, identifies other ‘rapidly emerging scientific nations not traditionally associated with a strong science base’. ” The study identifies several of the “newcomers” as coming from “the Islamic world”.


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