2021 Top 25 Chemistry and Materials Sciences Articles

We are pleased to share with you the 25 most downloaded Nature Communications articles* in chemistry and materials sciences published in 2021. Featuring authors from around the world, these papers highlight valuable research from an international community.

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*Data obtained from SN Insights (based on Digital Science's Dimensions) and normalised to account for articles published later in the year.

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