Scientists massively leave the United States for China

It seems that China is becoming the center of scientific and technological thought. A new study found that more

Chinese scientists returning to their homeland from the United States and other countries.

The authors of the work found that more than 16 thousandscientists returned to China. More than 4,500 researchers came back from the USA specifically in 2017. Experts learned about this by analyzing the Elsevier scientific publications database. They studied the publications of scientists in scientific journals, and looked at which organizations they are affiliated with.

As it turned out, Chinese scientists more often chose tomoving the United States than Europe, and then more likely to return home from Europe. But the main thing that the authors of the work saw was an increase in the number of researchers who generally returned home. Interestingly, those scientists who returned from abroad more often published more significant works.