‘The lesson is that research and development pay off. They pay off big – not just in nifty devices, not just in better understanding of our universe, but really in dollars and cents and jobs. It is our seed corn. It is the engine for innovation.’

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'The lesson is that research and development pay off. They pay off big -- not just in nifty devices, not just in better understanding of our universe, but really in dollars and cents and jobs. It is our seed corn. It is the engine for innovation.'

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