Four out of five Americans say they are interested in "new scientific discoveries."
Knowledge- and technology-intensive (KTI) industries have been a major and growing part of the global economy.
In 2012, U.S. academic institutions spent $65.8 billion on research and development in all fields, including $62.3 billion on S&E R&D and an additional $3.5 billion in non-S&E fields.
The Obama administration on Wednesday released a long-awaited framework for cybersecurity that is intended to nudge businesses toward strengthening their networks against attacks.
Overall R&D performed in the United States totaled $406.7 billion (current dollars) in 2010, roughly the same as the 2009 level of $404.7 billion.
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