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Five online tools that aim to save researchers time and trouble
From investigating a lab’s publication history to scanning manuscripts for statistical errors, these apps can help streamline some of the most time-consuming tasks.
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | 23 June 2021
Microsoft Academic Graph is being discontinued. What’s next?
The sudden discontinuation of the widely used database has prompted new initiatives to help fill the void.
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | 15 June 2021
Superpowered science: charting China’s research rise
From output and investments to the nation’s most prolific areas, a visual overview of China’s research performance.
Nature Index | 27 May 2021
Nature Index Annual Tables 2021: Country comparisons in a difficult year
China’s losses are seven other nations’ gains.
Catherine Armitage | 20 May 2021
Auto articles: an experiment in AI-generated content
AI-generated summaries of three articles selected from a data set of 175 Springer Nature publications.
Catherine Armitage & Markus Kaindl | 10 December 2020
Finished your PhD? Six questions to ask yourself about what’s next
There is no single path to success, so here's a plan to help you choose.
Natalie Parletta | 13 October 2020
Nature Index 360°
Post-pandemic, fieldwork faces a remote future
COVID-19 is forcing researchers to rethink ways of amassing data.
Gemma Conroy | 25 August 2020
How young researchers can create lasting industry partnerships
Don’t wait for universities to facilitate connections. Here’s how to find the right people on your own timeline.
Bec Crew | 24 July 2020