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Joint research from Professor Melissa Schilling on uncharted technological terrain and breakthrough innovation is featured

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Excerpt from Gadget -- "The study also considered the role of serendipity – exploring how long search paths, scientific reasoning or distant recombination might help inventors make the most of a chance discovery. 'Some inventions do seem to materialize out of thin air,' Kneeland said. 'But that’s not really a process you can encourage or teach.'
The paper was co-authored with Melissa Schilling of New York University’s Stern School of Business and Barak Aharonson of the Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University.

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