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An eloquent call to re-energize science and technology. Brilliantly synthesizes current science, exposing Americas economic meltdown as scientific failure. Explains nanotechnology, knowledge economy, maglev, AI, biotechnology, the Internet asMoreAn eloquent call to re-energize science and technology. Brilliantly synthesizes current science, exposing Americas economic meltdown as scientific failure. Explains nanotechnology, knowledge economy, maglev, AI, biotechnology, the Internet as crucial to prosperity. Reveals how America was made hostage to energy cartels, bailout-seekers, obsolete technology. Johns Hopkins technology expert Aris Melissaratos formerly led a multibillion-dollar high-tech firm. N.J. Slabbert is an honored scholar and former Readers Digest senior editor. Showing how America lost its technological nerve, they argue that returning to the technology standard can build a vibrant civilization. Powerful ] delightfully easy reading ] recommended for those who need to understand the intricacies of technology and innovation in the 21st Century] a very strong contribution to our understanding of the global economy. Rita Colwell, PhD, DSc, US NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE LAUREATE, DIRECTOR, US NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 1998-2004, former PRESIDENT, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE 1996. Could not have come at a better time. J.Gansler, former US UNDERSECRETARY OF DEFENSE. Essential reading. G.Decker, former SCIENCE ADVISOR TO US DEFENSE SEC. There is only one way out of the countrys economic, environmental and energy mess and it is described with rare clarity in this book. MANUFACTURING & TECHNOLOGY NEWS. Excitingly signposts the way out of Americas crisis of confidence. All business, government and educational leaders will benefit from this timely, nationally and internationally relevant work. Emily DeRocco, PRESIDENT, NATIONAL CENTER FOR AMERICAN WORKFORCE, former US Assist.Sec. of Labor. Superb P.N. Yiannos, PhD, HELLENIC NEWS OF AMERICA.