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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, beer supplies and more: the most popular science stories of 2018

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, beer supplies and more: the most popular science stories of 2018

22 of 2018’s papers in the Altmetric Top 100 were published in Nature Research journals: Nature, Nature Communications, Nature Plants, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Climate Change, Nature Human Behaviour, npj Science of Learning and Scientific Reports.  Read more

Nature Research journals trial new tools to enhance code peer review and publication

Nature Research journals trial new tools to enhance code peer review and publication

Starting this month, three Nature journals—Nature Methods, Nature Biotechnology and Nature Machine Intelligence—will run a trial in partnership with Code Ocean to enable authors to share fully-functional and executable code accompanying their articles and to facilitate peer review of code by the reviewers.  Read more

Our pick of graphene papers from 2017

Our pick of graphene papers from 2017

Looking back, 2017 was great year for advances in graphene research. Lightweight and flexible, yet durable, graphene consists of a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice. The material has been used to better solar panel technology, to enhance medical devices, and for the overall benefit of chemical and industrial processes. Nature Research presents an editorially-curated collation of graphene papers from our journals’ research portfolio during 2017.  Read more

Chinese New Year | 2018: Year of the Dog

Chinese New Year | 2018: Year of the Dog

Happy Chinese New Year! 2018 is the Year of the Dog, so we’ve put together a list of our favourite canine-related research papers from recent years. Nature Research invites readers to learn about the effects of domestication in canines, similarities in the genome of ancient and modern dogs, through to how human cardiovascular systems have benefited from their companionship.  Read more