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embodying the latest in modern technological practices can be successfully set up in Korea. What is lacking at present is the indigenous capability to do more than copy - to adapt techniques and develop healthy industries that can grow and compete in world markets.

C. [[underline]] Korean Science and Technology Today [[/underline]]

The group was impressed by the quality of many Korean scientists and the possibility of further technical progress. The group also visited certain laboratories which are well organized and well operated.

It was apparent that no existing institution or combination of institutions could serve the purpose envisaged. However, we did find two laboratories which could serve as a nucleus around which to build.

Science and technology activities within the Government are carried on by a variety of ministries and agencies including the Ministries of Home Affairs, Finance, Education, Agriculture-Forestry, Commerce and Industry, National Defense, Construction, Transportation, Communications, and Public Health, and the Office of Atomic Energy. There are a 
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