Editor's choice

Access subject-specific collections of articles, compiled by our Executive Editor.


Optogenetics research by leading labs in the field, including those of Breakthrough Prize winners, is presented in this collection.

Female laureates

A snapshot of work from teams that include exceptional women of science. Their contributions to genetics, cell biology, neuroscience, biophysics and materials science have been recognised via several high-profile awards.

Perovskite solar cells

Collection of research focussed on improving the efficiency and stability of perovskite solar cells to make them commercially viable.


Articles showcasing the promise of structures designed to interact with electromagnetic radiation.


Top-cited papers on groundbreaking tools; from DNA damage detection to bacteria with industrial potential.

Climate change

Not-to-be-missed collaborative research from the US, UK, Europe, Australia, China and the Middle East.