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China overtakes US in # of science/engineering theses published

  1. Dec 9, 2008 #1
    I think I've read that China will produce the most semiconductors (or superconductors?) in the world soon, & now this:

    http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-12/09/content_10478857.htm
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2008 #2

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    China declared recently that some percentage of it's students would do PhDs - this was about 10x as many as there currently were.
    Of course in our education system all children can suddenly become A students by simply moving the grades - so it might work there.
     
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