Lat­est rank­ing of top re­search in­sti­tu­tions show Chi­na com­ing on strong — with sig­nif­i­cant im­pli­ca­tions for biotech

As Chi­na’s biotech in­dus­try en­joys ex­plod­ing growth, there’s fresh ev­i­dence that the coun­try’s sci­en­tif­ic elite is muscling up the lad­der of pres­ti­gious in­sti­tu­tions around the world.

Na­ture as­sem­bled its close­ly-watched an­nu­al in­dex of re­search cen­ters around the world, and Chi­na con­tin­ues to hold the top spot, along with an over­all sec­ond-place fin­ish on aca­d­e­m­ic in­sti­tu­tions — be­hind the US.

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