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The Dangers of Intellectual Territorialism

The Dangers of Intellectual Territorialism Avi Loeb This was wise advice that accomplished its goal, as I received tenure a few years later. Within two decades, I became the world expert on the first stars in the universe. But despite the success of the hedgehog strategy, I began to develop doubts about it. The doubts…

How Universities Can Keep Foreign Governments from Stealing Intellectual Capital

How Universities Can Keep Foreign Governments from Stealing Intellectual Capital

How Universities Can Keep Foreign Governments from Stealing Intellectual Capital Mary Sue Coleman Earlier this year Charles Lieber, then chair of Harvard University’s chemistry department and a nanotechnology expert, was arrested and charged with lying to federal law-enforcement officials about secretly working for the Chinese government. (His attorney, Marc L. Mukasey, told Scientific American that…