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In science, some ideas are more contagious than others

13 May 2019

Viviane Callier

An infectious disease model shows that ideas from prestigious institutions are more likely to spread farthest.

Here’s what’s wrong with companies backing out of science

12 December 2017

Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon & Andrea Patacconi

COMMENT: The withdrawal of large US corporations from research is narrowing the scope of innovation.