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10 key insights from the first research scorecards for G20 countries

19 July 2019

Bec Crew

Australia shines; the US, not so much.

The top 10 institutions for life sciences in 2018

20 June 2019

Nature Index

These institutions were the largest contributors to life-sciences papers published in the 82 leading journals tracked by the Nature Index in 2018.

Career mobility: Researchers change places to progress

1 April 2019

Smriti Mallapaty (Data analysis by Rodrigo Costas Comesana)

Moving countries to further a career in science has its benefits, but it isn’t an option for everyone.

Peer reviewers unmasked: largest global survey reveals trends

11 September 2018

Inga Vesper

Scientists in emerging economies respond fastest to peer review invitations, but are invited least.

Why are scientists anxious?

14 March 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

Public regard for scientists is as strong as ever, but you wouldn't know it.

Brazil's Russian connection

5 April 2016

Linda Nordling

A handful of influential professors are behind research partnerships between Russia and Brazil.