25 January 2018
A controversial fossil discovery has whipped up online discussions about alien life.
15 January 2018
A system for bringing premature baby lambs to gestational term caused much online debate about whether the technology should be applied to humans.
11 January 2018
Gemma ConroyFlesh and feathers trapped in amber were the talk of the internet in 2017.
5 January 2018
A study revealing that girls are more likely to link brilliance with boys than with their own gender made headlines on the web.
2 January 2018
Phillip Phan & Dean Wong
COMMENT: Life science companies are missing out on the benefits of open innovation.
29 December 2017
A gene-editing breakthrough topped all other papers for online attention.
28 December 2017
Five scientists discuss the reasons they moved to an industry lab.
12 December 2017
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon & Andrea Patacconi
11 December 2017
Research partnerships between industry and academia have more than doubled in five years.
8 December 2017
7 December 2017
30 November 2017
Papers from China are growing in influence and volume, yet the US remains supreme.
27 November 2017
16 October 2017
Lack of clarity on changes to the country's research assessment system provokes anxiety among early-career researchers.
9 October 2017
Researchers in the UK find that the impact factor of journal articles matches judgements by a panel of experts on research quality.
29 August 2017
23 June 2017
Researchers wrestle with a measure of collaboration increasingly used to assess the impact of their work.
30 May 2017
The ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative will expand scientific collaborations with 64 countries in the region.
5 January 2017
Citations don't always reflect the quality or impact of a researcher's work.
11 October 2016
There is a need to account for all types of innovation, from big to small.
18 August 2016
Do longer periods of funding lead to greater scientific returns?
15 July 2016
The country's contribution to top journals continues to grow.
11 April 2016
21 March 2016