6 March 2020
Where in the world are the subject strengths?
19 July 2019
Australia shines; the US, not so much.
10 July 2019
Former minister reveals thwarted hopes and the limits of political interference.
1 July 2019
These countries were the year's largest contributors to papers published in the past year in the 82 leading journals tracked by the Nature Index.
20 June 2019
Nature IndexThese institutions were the largest contributors to physical-science papers for 2018 published in the 82 leading journals tracked by the Nature Index.
20 June 2019
These 10 institutions in the Nature Index were the largest contributors to chemistry papers published in 82 leading journals in 2018.
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.
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.