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Who is winning the global nanorace?

Analysis of scientific papers, patent applications and funding, by geography and area of nanotechnology, reveals the different strengths and weaknesses of Europe with respect to the US, Japan and the rest of the world.

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Hullmann, A. Who is winning the global nanorace?. Nature Nanotech 1, 81–83 (2006).

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