Three nations dominate while others regress. What, if anything, can be learned by analyzing performance across more than 50 nations?
Did New Zealand and Australia meet their respective research agendas?
Brazil’s research output has doubled in 10 years with a continued strength in life sciences.
Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Korea—the BRICK nations—have repeatedly been noted for their growing influence in the global economy and research landscape, and are often referred to as "...
China’s explosive scientific growth continues to reshape the international research base.
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Indian research in the sciences and social sciences has improved markedly over the past decade. Publication and citation indicators derived from the internationally influential, peer-review...
Among the many changes wrought by the digital revolution, few have been as consequential to science as the movement towards open data. As the pros and cons are debated, the ongoing legal and...
Thomson Reuters predicts that India’s research productivity will be on par with most G8 nations within 7 to 8 years and could overtake them between 2015 and 2020.
For years Japan has been known for its world-class universities, established government laboratories and several Nobel Prizes.
Materials science grew the fastest among all physical sciences during the last three decades, and the field holds great potential for 21st century manufacturing and innovation.
The Arabian, Persian and Turkish Middle East produces only 4% of the world's scientific literature but output is growing rapidly, exceeding Asia and Latin America in rate of increase.