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Discovery relies on strong support staff

17 October 2018

David Langley & Therina Theron

A lack of trained administrators is holding African scientists back.

Iran, Brazil and Austria rise in prominence in the Nature Index

12 October 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

Strength in different sectors, subjects and regions contributes to a country's success.

The top rising stars in the Nature Index

5 October 2018

Anja Krieger et al.

Although China leads the pack, fast-moving institutions are building their research reputations the world over.

Green shoots: The astonishing growth of 6 young universities

26 September 2018

Gemma Conroy et al.

These institutions have made great strides over the past three years in their production of high-quality research.

11 up-and-coming researchers in the natural sciences

20 September 2018

Catherine Armitage et al.

These newcomers are making their mark in science across the disciplines.