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February 12th, 2007

Stay vigilant, stay up-to-date

Abstract:
AUSTRALIA should immediately invest the windfalls from its natural resources boom in increased research and development spending, a leading Silicon Valley figure says.

On the eve of a visit to Australia, Professor Bill Miller, from Stanford University, said that the country risks becoming a knowledge economy backwater, and should get serious about frontier science such as nanotechnology.

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