John Markoff

New York Times

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Senior writer for the Science section of the New York Times, he's also covered issues related to cyber-security since 1979

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John F. Kennedy's Race to the Moon led to a multi-billion-dollar industry.  Mapping the Human Genome  returned $140 for every $1 invested.

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