Thought for the month

“An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than cabbages, concludes that it will also make better soup.” Henry L. Mencken, journalist & author (1880 - 1956).

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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