NATURE INDEX

Challenger states

Strength in different sectors, subjects and regions contributes to a country's success.

These six countries have experienced the highest absolute and percentage increases in their contribution to the Nature Index since 2015. While China is making waves among the traditional scientific powers, the other five nations are disrupting lower-tiered research strongholds.

Source: UNESCO/OECD

Source: Nature Index

Source: Nature Index

Source: Nature Index

Nature 561, S20-S21 (2018)

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-06623-7

This article is part of Nature Index 2018 Rising Stars, an editorially independent supplement. Advertisers have no influence over the content.

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