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German science on the world stage: visualized

30 November 2020

Nature Index

Infographics reveal the nation’s strengths.

Clusters of Excellence: the new ‘brains trusts’ of German science

27 November 2020

Gemma Conroy, Bec Crew & Andy Tay

Researchers praise the time and funding they are given for deep exploration.

Asifa Akhtar is a sign of new things to come at the Max Planck Society

27 November 2020

Chris Woolston

The molecular biologist hopes to inspire the next generation of scientists.

How Germany retains one of the world’s strongest research reputations

27 November 2020

Hristio Boytchev

Thanks to steady funding, Germany’s national research organizations are thriving. But there are concerns that some universities are being left behind.

German science is thriving, but diversity remains an issue

27 November 2020

Bec Crew

The research giant lags in its support of female leadership.

Germany's start-up scene is booming

26 November 2020

Gemma Conroy, Natalie Parletta & Chris Woolston

With record levels of funding, German start-ups are building the nation’s strength in innovation.