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These Are America’s New Top Tech Hubs

  • Some unexpected cities brimming with science, math talent
  • Home of Virginia Tech shows not all college towns thrive
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The synapses are sizzling in the Lawrence, Kansas, metropolitan area. The home of the University of Kansas climbed into the top 20 communities in the Bloomberg Brain Concentration Index -- advancing by 33 spots over the past three years.