US spending on science, space, and technology
inversely correlates with
Per capita consumption of high fructose corn syrup (US)


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US spending on science, space, and technology
Millions of todays dollars (US OMB)
18,59419,75320,73420,83123,02923,59723,58425,52527,73129,449
Per capita consumption of high fructose corn syrup (US)
Pounds (USDA)
62.662.562.860.959.859.158.256.15350.1
Correlation: -0.977791

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