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The Miracle Machine [Eric Lander and Eric Schmidt opinion piece]

This video illustrates the May 5, 2017 Washington Post commentary by Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute and Eric Schmidt, Alliance member and the executive chairman of Alphabet. It describes the United States’ competitive advantage in innovation, borne from its historic support of what they call “two interlocking engines”: public sector support for basic research, and private sector support for applied research.