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Nature Index 2020 Annual Tables

The Nature Index 2020 Annual Tables highlight the institutions and countries that dominated high quality research in the natural sciences in 2019 as tracked by Nature Index.

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With the release of the Nature Index 2020 Annual Tables, we celebrate the institutions and countries producing high-quality research in the natural sciences.

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These institutions lead in natural-sciences research in journals tracked by the Index.

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Chinese institutions dominate the rising stars ranks, as heavily funded initiatives to create world-class universities pay off.

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A description of the terminology and methodology used in this supplement, and a guide to the functionality available free online at

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Fusing scientific research and education, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences looks to attract global talents to enhance its position.

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