28 January 2020
Japan and Switzerland move up the ranks.
23 October 2019
Fresh eyes and new approaches are driving physics forward.
9 April 2019
Sorry, economists. A new study pinpoints the age at which Nobel Laureates produce their transformative work.
20 December 2018
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A new microscope allows researchers to track single cells in developing embryos, forward and backward in time.
20 December 2017
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22 February 2017
A large computing network that has helped design cancer drug candidates and search for extra-terrestrial life is struggling to maintain its volunteer network.
14 February 2017
Female researchers in engineering receive fewer citations, despite producing high-quality research.
12 December 2016
Apportioning author credit in large collaborations is as problematic as the Nobel Prize’s rule of three.
27 October 2016
Australia's two largest cities strive to attract the best researchers and produce science that makes a difference.
27 October 2016
Assessing the research performance of universities is a difficult pursuit.
19 October 2016
Proponents say the mega facility would contribute to major science breakthroughs if built.
13 October 2016
South Africa's University of the Western Cape has exceeded expectations.
20 September 2016
A Scottish scientist reflects on how his team built the world's smallest gravity detector
23 August 2016
The country has the world's highest per capita investment in science and technology
16 August 2016
Less prominent research nations are carving out a niche.
5 July 2016
A new detection system helped solve the mystery.
14 June 2016
Can international research funding help South Africa maintain its stellar performance in the index?
25 April 2016
IBM topped the Nature Index ranking of companies publishing in leading research journals in 2015.
23 March 2016