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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.

Companies persist with biomedical papers

28 May 2019

Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon, Wesley Cohen,Andrea Patacconi

Corporate research in the life sciences endures, despite diminishing in other fields of science.

Stem-cell and genetic therapies make a healthy marriage

27 May 2019

Bianca Nogrady

This scientific partnership could fight everything from blood diseases to HIV.

New tools for new treatments

24 May 2019

Jennifer Cooke & Bec Crew

From antibiotics and organoids to CRISPR, improved biomedical methods and apparatus are enabling new therapies.

Lili Milani banks Estonia’s genomic potential

23 May 2019

Bec Crew

At the Estonian Genome Centre, the geneticist and her team are investigating the impact of genetic variations on drug metabolism and adherence to prescriptions.

The top 9 authors in the biomedical sciences for 2018

20 May 2019

Bec Crew

From genetics to nanomaterials, these researchers are making big leaps in the biomedical sciences.

The top 10 institutions in biomedical sciences in 2018

17 May 2019

Bec Crew

The US has a handy lead in the biomedical sciences, but China is hot on its heels.

Rapid progress transforms ideals of health

16 May 2019

Bianca Nogrady

Ethical and equity challenges become more urgent.