Spending on science in the developing world grew at three times the rate of that of richer countries between 2002 and 2007, according to figures released yesterday (6 October) by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).

And the number of researchers in developing countries jumped from 1.8 million to 2.7 million over the same period.

SciDev: Poor countries spending more on science

(via Beerkens)