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The top 10 institutions for Earth and environmental sciences in 2018

20 June 2019

Nature Index

These 10 institutions in the Nature Index were the largest contributors to papers in Earth and environmental sciences published in 82 leading journals in 2018.

The top rising stars in the Nature Index

5 October 2018

Anja Krieger et al.

Although China leads the pack, fast-moving institutions are building their research reputations the world over.

Earth and environmental sciences in the line of fire

28 June 2018

Katherine Bourzac

By modelling the course of climate change, scientists are building an arsenal to prepare for its impact.

One small step in the thawing of China-US space relations

28 July 2017

Hepeng Jia

A Beijing DNA experiment boards the International Space Station.