US loses top spot to China in chemistry papers amid Washington’s increased scrutiny of foreign ties in basic research

//US loses top spot to China in chemistry papers amid Washington’s increased scrutiny of foreign ties in basic research

US loses top spot to China in chemistry papers amid Washington’s increased scrutiny of foreign ties in basic research

China has for the first time topped the charts as the world’s biggest producer of high-quality research in chemistry, knocking the US down to second place, according to the latest survey by a Nature database.The change in leadership comes amid a narrowing tech gap between the two largest economies and escalating tensions as Washington becomes worried over foreign scientific ties and influence.China’s output of papers related to chemistry study grew nearly 18 per cent to 6,183.75 in 2018, while…

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