Volume 88 Issue 2 | pp. 35-37
Issue Date: January 11, 2010

China Ascendant

Measured by patent applications or journal articles, growth in chinese scientific output is stupendous
Department: Science & Technology
Keywords: China, patents, CAS, publishing, ntellectual property

No matter how you slice it, China is on a scientific roll.

This past year, China became the world leader in terms of the number of chemistry patents published on an annual basis, according to Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society. And growth in publication of scholarly papers by the country's researchers far outpaces that of other nations, reports Thomson Reuters, a news and information company . . .

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