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Age and great invention

Associate Professor Benjamin Jones explains why today’s inventors are making their great discoveries later in life

Scientific innovation has been a reliable motivating force behind economic growth. But Associate Professor Benjamin Jones has found that as more becomes known about the world, scientists are taking longer to acquire the knowledge needed to make the next breakthrough.

In an audio interview, Jones, winner of the 2011 Stanley Reiter Best Paper Award, discusses the factors behind this trend and the implications of his findings.

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Read the Insight article, Age and Great Invention: Scientists who make breakthroughs are older than ever