This Journal presents up-to-date scientific achievements of great significance in various fields of natural science including life science, earth science, materials science and information science. All papers published in this journal are subjected to strict peer-review process. Although it is a China-based scientific journal now, contributions from authors of all nationalities are very welcome.
Progress in Natural Science accepts the following categories of paper: review articles, scientific papers, short communications, and academic forum. To submit articles please visit http://pub.nsfc.gov.cn/
Prof. Zhu Zhuoyan, Deputy Chief Editor and Vice President of NSFC states: “As the largest grant-giving institution of Chinese science, it is important for NSFC to have a voice in the world, in order to showcase the achievements of the researchers that we fund. We are happy to have found in Elsevier an international partner that is willing to support us fully in making our ambitions a reality."
Martin Tanke, journal publishing managing director comments “We are delighted to partner with NNSFC in publishing Progress in Natural Science. The journal is already a showcase of China's rapid scientific growth, and we look forward to making its content accessible to our 10 million worldwide users."
Deborah Logan, Elsevier journals publisher comments: “Progress in Natural Science is an exciting new partnership for us because of its potential to become a highly influential international journal. At a time when Chinese science is seeing many opportunities in its choice of partners, we are truly delighted that NNSFC has chosen to work with us.”
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Scientists from the University of Zurich have succeeded for the first time in tracking individual stem cells and their neuronal progeny over months within the intact adult brain. This study sheds light on how new neurons are produced throughout life.
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