Dr. To Wai-Pong examines luminescent materials developed by the Laboratory of Synthetic Chemistry at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee

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

  • Although China published 8 per cent of the world's scientific articles as of November this year, it accounted for 24.2 per cent of all retractions
Topic |   China science

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Dr. To Wai-Pong examines luminescent materials developed by the Laboratory of Synthetic Chemistry at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee
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Coco Feng

Coco Feng

Coco Feng is a Beijing-based technology reporter at the Post. Previously, she worked for the BBC and Caixin Global in the capital city, covering health care, consumers and entertainment.