Karnataka emerges as the most prominent scientific state in India, with 124 of the world's 2 % top scientists, 93 of them from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.
A panel of scientists at the Stanford University of California in the USA prepared a list of more than one lakh scientists, published in the journal PLOS Biology, out of which 1,494 belongs from India.
The enlisted scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields. They were ranked on the basis of the number of research papers published and their lifetime contribution to the specific fields of research.
It indeed is a very proud moment for India, especially for the IISc, Bengaluru, and Karnataka.