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Topic - Cora Marrett
As budget constraints limit how much federal funding can go to research and development, lawmakers said Thursday they worried America is losing its edge over international rivals — China in particular.
While science and research budgets may be under pressure, Ms. Marrett said America has a competitive advantage over other countries because it supports a culture that’s open to new ideas and inventions.
By 2022, China will surpass the U.S., Cora Marrett, acting director of the National Science Foundation, told a House Appropriations Committee hearing.