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Why Europe Is Losing the Race to Develop New Technologies MICHAEL SCHRAGE, Michael Schrage is a writer, consultant and research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He writes this column independently for The Times. He can be reached by electronic mail at email@example.com on the Internet