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Iran pioneer in science production growth

Tehran, Iran has had the fastest scientific growth among countries of the world, said the head of the Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC).

'According to the latest data analysis of Clarivate Analytics, Iran science production has reached 52,183 articles in 2017,' said Mohammad-Javad Dehqani.

Dehqani said that the figure shows an 8.9% growth compared to 2016's 47,901.

Russia (6.7%) and China (4.3%) are respectively second and third in the ranking.

Saying that in 2012 scientific articles produced in Iran were 30,947 that reached 52,183 in 2017, he said that the figures show a growth of more than 60%. in five years.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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