Is Lack Of Diversity Leading to 'Lost Einsteins?'

Published: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 4:15pm
Updated: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 4:22pm
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How many “lost Einsteins” are out there in the U.S.?

New research suggests there are many kids who could have grown up to be inventors and innovators, but never had the chance, or the exposure to, those scientific fields. That disparity was especially evident among kids from certain backgrounds.

The Show's Mark Brodie spoke more about this with Alex Bell, a Ph.D. candidate in economics at Harvard and co-author of a paper on the importance of future inventors being exposed to innovation.

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