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Science in India

Nature takes a close look at the state of science in a mushrooming economy, soon to be the world’s most populous nation. By most metrics, India is underperforming compared with developed nations and ascendant economies such as China and Brazil. So, how best to build the country's scientific capacity, and tackle its grand challenges including energy, water, food and pollution?

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  • A nation with ambition

    India is making great strides in improving its science, but it needs to look carefully at its approach and work with the rest of the world if it is to realize its full potential.

    Nature (13 May 2015)

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