Column: Homegrown scientists needed

My column this week is on the need to develop more homegrown scientists, engineers, and other smart people. I base it on numerous reporting encounters I have had in which the person producing the gee-whiz technical advancement almost always seems to be someone born in another country. This isn’t an anti-immigrant column; we need to continue to attract the world’s best minds at the same time they are developed here at home. Because someday those best minds may not feel a need to come here.

Here’s the column.

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