Top 50 Read Articles of 2018

In 2018, Nature Communications published over 5,000 papers and we are pleased to share with you the most read articles* from last year in the following fields: life and biological sciences, chemistry and materials science, physics, and Earth and planetary sciences. Featuring authors from around the world, these papers highlight valuable research from an international community.

*Based on data from altmetric.com, covering January-December 2018

 

Top 50: Life and Biological Sciences

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Top 50: Chemistry and Materials Science

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Top 50: Physics

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Top 50: Earth and Planetary Sciences

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