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Presidential address : a global perspective on science and technology

Baltimore, David (2008) Presidential address : a global perspective on science and technology. Science, 322 (5901). pp. 544-551. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.1166647.

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The United States is a huge ocean-flanked country that, since World War II, has led the world in the development of science and technology. But other countries are now catching up. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has been a support for the development of American science since the 19th century, but as the rest of the world becomes increasingly relevant, it has chosen to expand its purview to become more of an international friend of science. At the 174th annual meeting of the AAAS, we chose to reflect this new perspective.

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Additional Information:© 2008 American Association for the Advancement of Science. David Baltimore is the Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology at the California Institute of Technology. He served as president of the AAAS from February 2007 to February 2008. This essay is adapted from the Presidential Address he delivered at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston on 14 February 2008.
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