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The country leads in 37 out of 44 sectors - Wel.nl

The country leads in 37 out of 44 sectors – Wel.nl

China has overtaken America in science. China leads in 37 of the 44 sectors surveyed. In the field of synthetic biology and nanomaterials, the country threatens to achieve monopoly.

The U.S. and other Western countries are losing competition with China when it comes to developing new technology and retaining skills, a new study suggests. Australian Institute for Strategic Policy Where Guardian writes about

According to the think tank, China is leading the development of batteries, hypersonics and radio frequency communications such as 5G and 6G. The US still leads in seven scientific fields, including vaccines, quantum computers and rocket launch systems.

Australian researchers looked at “high-impact” research in important and emerging technologies that were published in top scientific journals and frequently cited by other scientists.

Science superpower
Our research makes it clear that China has built the foundations to position itself as the world’s leading science and technology powerhouse.

“The Critical technology tracker “For some technologies, it shows that the world’s top ten research institutions are all located in China, and typically publish nine times more influential research than the second-placed United States,” it continues.

The Chinese Academy of Sciences is ranked first or second in 44 technological research areas. For this, the country relies heavily on Western talent. “A fifth of the key papers were written by researchers trained in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand,” the think tank writes.

proof’s): Guardian
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