The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that a new survey found that the majority of executives at science and technology companies are concerned about remaining competitive in an environment where there are fewer qualified workers to retain and attract. In addition, these executives do not feel that recruiting women and minorities will help. Bayer Corp. spokeswoman Sarah Toulouse said: “The disconnect is that a large majority of CEOs are concerned about the U.S. losing its predominance in science and technology because of manpower … but they are not fully recognizing the untapped talent pool of women and minorities.” The concerns about the country’s slipping position in the math and sciences were reinforced in a speech by U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce David McCormick, who said: “we must continue to be the magnet for the world’s best brains … This is a battle we must win.”…