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Contrary to (or in spite of) what one might imagine given the type of politicians America elects, the USA still has been awarded 14.4 times as many Nobel Prizes as Canada.* Maybe the Canadians just don't brag (or publish) enough to be noticed.

The following linked visual graphic shows Nobel Prize awardees by country of birth:

*3 times as many as the UK, 4 times as many as Germany, and 5 times as many as France, etc.

Hard to believe, isn't it?
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