Editor's Choice

Access subject-specific Collections of articles, curated by our in-house Editors.
 

Plant genome editing

This collection highlights recent advances in plant genome editing and its impact on crop production.

Human developmental biology

A collection of articles detailing advances in cell lineage specification, organogenesis and embryonic development, at both genetic and cellular levels.

Geochemistry

A focus on the latest advances in geochemistry and their impact on ecosystems, and insights into the chemistry of the Earth's crust and mantle.

Epigenetics

A look into a variety of epigenetic modifications, their impact on disease and the mechanisms behind how they regulate gene expression.

Nanomedicine

This collection highlights progress towards using engineered nanoparticles to treat and diagnose disease.

Palaeoclimate

A focus on how the Earth system has changed over time, in response to both natural and anthropogenic forces.

Laser advances

The many types of lasers available for researchers have been steadily increasing since the first ruby laser in the 1960s. Here, we place a spotlight on the many developments in laser technology.

International Space Station science

Is colonisation of space feasible? This Collection describing research from the International Space Station addresses this question.

Polar science

Showcasing research that describes changes in the Arctic and Antarctic, and the wide-reaching impacts on life on Earth. 

Antimicrobial resistance

A selection of recent articles on antimicrobial resistance and potential new strategies to overcome it.

Transplantation

This Collection brings together recently published transplantation research, with a focus on the most commonly transplanted organs.

Complex networks

A selection of articles describing conceptual advances in the field of complex networks, and application of these techniques in natural and clinical sciences.

Machine learning in healthcare

A spotlight on how machine intelligence can be leveraged to bolster human endeavours to improve health.

Infectious disease (Gates Foundation)

This Collection showcases some of the impressive outputs of fundees of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Tumour microenvironment

A selection of articles from a variety of fields outlining some of the work being done within tumour microenvironment.

Radiomics

A Collection of radiomics research shedding new light on disease characteristics.

Planetary & solar system science

Free-to-access research on bodies that span the astronomical size spectrum, as well as space weather and habitability.

Electrocatalysis

This cross-disciplinary field is a natural fit for Scientific Reports. Access some of our most popular electrocatalyst papers here.

2D materials and heterostructures

A selection of works published in Scientific Reports related to the topic of 2D materials.

New cell lines

A Collection presenting a selection of reports describing the generation and characterisation of new lines from a range of species.

Optogenetics

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 have been recognised via several awards.

Perovskite solar cells

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

Metamaterials 

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

Biotechnology 

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.