United States of America (USA)

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1 August 2017 - 31 July 2018

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for United States of America (USA) published between 1 August 2017 - 31 July 2018 which are tracked by the Nature Index.

Hover over the donut graph to view the FC output for each subject. Below, the same research outputs are grouped by subject. Click on the subject to drill-down into a list of articles organized by journal, and then by title.

Note: Articles may be assigned to more than one subject area.

AC FC
27119 19836.89

Outputs by subject (FC)

Subject AC FC
Physical Sciences 7565 5050.15
Chemistry 7142 5475.44
Life Sciences 11575 8790.58
Earth & Environmental Sciences 3836 2637.77

1 August 2017 - 31 July 2018

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Collaborations between countries

Percentage of collaboration by FC

Hover over the graph to view the percentage of collaboration.

Top 10 collaborators by FC

  • United States of America (USA)
  1. China (3727.48)
    1883.15
    1844.32
  2. 961.42
    748.20
  3. Germany (1694.41)
    968.61
    725.81
  4. Canada (1028.22)
    636.09
    392.13
  5. France (927.59)
    559.96
    367.63
  6. Japan (899.87)
    544.07
    355.80
  7. Switzerland (668.11)
    388.86
    279.25
  8. Australia (615.45)
    369.78
    245.68
  9. South Korea (602.79)
    364.84
    237.94
  10. Italy (538.31)
    331.05
    207.26

Collaboration is determined by the combined fractional count (FC) of United States of America (USA) and the collaborating country.

Top 10 institutions from United States of America (USA)

Institution AC FC
1. Harvard University 2455 883.87
2. Stanford University 1587 593.42
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1871 558.64
4. University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) 1389 422.55
5. National Institutes of Health (NIH) 895 393.89
6. University of Michigan (U-M) 1033 371.99
7. University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) 1076 338.08
8. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 1072 326.32
9. Yale University 968 324
10. Columbia University in the City of New York (CU) 1097 317.27

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