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How COVID-19 could make science kinder
Reviewers are providing more constructive feedback in a time of crisis, but how long will it last?
Gemma Conroy | 24 February 2021
Support for new tech, young researchers is key to global COVID-19 exit strategy
A new report urges policy-makers to heed the "wake-up call" of the pandemic and shore up research and innovation systems.
Leigh Dayton | 24 February 2021
The 5 most popular scientific papers of December 2020 in the Nature Index journals
A major milestone in light-based quantum computing and the possibility of reversed ageing feature in these widely-discussed studies.
Bec Crew | 16 February 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
Network effect: visualizing AI connections in the natural sciences
Collaborations on AI-related papers in journals tracked by the Nature Index reveal country strengths.
Bo Wu, Tanner Maxwell & Bec Crew | 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