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New countries emerge as major players in science

A report from the UK’s Royal Society - the oldest scientific body in the world – says newcomers led by China are challenging the traditional superpowers of science


China’s share in the total number of scientific articles published globally is now second only to the long-time scientific world leader, the US.

A new group of countries led by China and followed by others including Brazil and India, are emerging as major scientific nations to rival the traditional scientific superpowers of the US, Western Europe and Japan, according to a new study by the UK’s national academy of science, the Royal Society.

The study also identifies some rapidly emerging scientific nations not previously recognised as having a strong science base in the modern era, including Iran, Tunisia and Turkey.

The...



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