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Disruptive Technology: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Sep 6, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
Technology and geopolitics are unequivocally intertwined, and a closer look at some of the advancements that have been made in materials science over the past month underscores that relationship.
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Technology and geopolitics are unequivocally intertwined. Throughout history, new technologies have had the power to change the world order. In the coming decades, any number of emerging fields and technologies -- from automated vehicles, blockchain and advanced manufacturing to robotics, additive manufacturing, precision agriculture and genetic engineering -- could alter...

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