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Japan's global connectors boost scientific research collaboration

24 March 2019

Catherine Armitage, David McNeill & Smriti Mallapaty

Six scientists whose transformative work reaches across borders.

China: Yielding results to feed a people

14 December 2018

Hepeng Jia

Studies to improve the productivity, resistance and taste of rice crops are central to China’s commanding position in plant biology.

Philippines sweetens deal for scientists who return home

24 July 2018

Andrew Silver

The government is trying to bolster its research workforce but academics say more needs to be done to improve the sector.

Wikipedia’s top-cited scholarly articles — revealed

16 May 2018

Giorgia Guglielmi

Gene collections and astronomy studies dominate the list of the most-cited publications with DOIs on the popular online encyclopaedia.