Thought for the month

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Patently leaders?

Which organisation do you think tops the Reuters list of Top 25 Global Innovators, Government - a list that ranks the publicly funded institutions doing the most to advance science and technology? Based on a methodology that looks at patents, papers and article citations and impact, the accolade goes to France’s Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission. On a country basis, the United States leads the list with six organizations ranked, France and Japan each have four, and Germany has three.

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