4 January 2019
China’s nanotech industry is forging ahead, with high funding levels, a maturing talent pool, and international experience.
27 December 2018
Global production of scientific papers hit an all-time high this year, estimates show, with emerging economies rising fastest.
6 November 2018
Marion Maisonobe, Laurent Jégou & Guillame Cabanac
The growing contribution of second-tier cities is narrowing the gap in research production.
30 August 2018
Researchers replicated 62% of social-behaviour findings published in Science and Nature — a result matched almost exactly by a prediction market.
25 July 2018
David Nicholas et al.*
The younger generation sees a collaborative system as key to discovery and advancement, a three-year tracking project reveals.
20 May 2018
The small university stands out for its citation impact relative to its size.
9 May 2018
A per-capita analysis of physics, chemistry and medicine laureates since the turn of the century reveals the United Kingdom as the most prolific nation.
11 April 2018
An analysis of review length raises questions about what quantity means for quality.
24 February 2017
G20 countries dominate global research spending and production, but the mix is changing.
11 August 2016
Mark Zastrow, James Mitchell Crow
As a continent, Europe is home to the most rising stars in the index.
27 April 2016
James Mitchell Crow
National research organisations take the top three spots in the latest Nature Index chemistry research rankings.
20 April 2016
The top 10 institutions in the Nature Index are the largest contributors to papers published in 68 leading journals in 2015
5 April 2016
A handful of influential professors are behind research partnerships between Russia and Brazil.