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The top 10 countries for scientific research in 2018

1 July 2019

Bec Crew

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.

“We can do anything we want”: How young universities say they're stealing a march on older competitors

27 June 2019

David Payne

The latest Times Higher Education rankings highlight innovation among universities established since 1945 and others aged 50 and under.

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.

Destination Daejeon

20 October 2017

Mark Zastrow

A focus on basic research is shifting scientific resources from Seoul to South Korea's central city.