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  • Viral hepatitis

    This joint collection welcomes preclinical, clinical, epidemiological, and public health research focused on viral hepatitis.
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      Submission status: Open Deadline: 05 January 2025
    • Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Cancer

      In this cross-journal collection between Nature Communications, npj Digital Medicine, npj Precision Oncology, Communications Medicine, Communications Biology, and Scientific Reports, we invite submissions with a focus on artificial intelligence in cancer.
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        Submission status: Open Deadline: 30 December 2024
      • Smart Materials for Bioengineering and Biomedicine

        In this cross-journal Collection at Nature Communications, Communications Biology, Communications Engineering, Communications Materials, Communications Medicine and Scientific Reports, we welcome submissions focusing on various aspects, from mechanistic understanding to clinical translation, of smart materials for applications in bioengineering and biomedicine, such as, drug delivery, biosensing, bioimaging and tissue engineering.
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          Submission status: Open Deadline: 30 December 2024
        • Prokaryotic Immunity and Viral Evasion Systems

          In this cross-journal Collection, we invite submissions investigating prokaryotic immunity and viral evasion systems, drawing on genomics, genetics, cell and structural biology, virology and other approaches.
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            Submission status: Open Deadline: 12 December 2024
          • Conservation Genomics

            This Collection seeks submissions to Nature Communications, Communications Biology and Scientific Reports that highlight the contribution of genomic data to animal conservation strategies and population management
              Collection
              Submission status: Open Deadline: 03 December 2024
            • Sleep in health and disease

              This Collection welcomes submissions focused on the study of sleep that consider factors that negatively impact sleep health, evaluate approaches to improve sleep and further the mechanistic understanding of sleep processes in health and disease.
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                Submission status: Open Deadline: 29 November 2024
              • Air Pollution Policy and Governance

                In this cross-journal collection, we invite contributions that assess the effectiveness of local, regional, and global air pollution policies and actions, and we also welcome studies that address national and international air pollution governance and cooperation.
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                  Submission status: Open Deadline: 01 June 2025
                • Resistance to targeted cancer therapy

                  In this cross-journal Collection between Nature Communications, Communications Medicine, Communications Biology and Scientific Reports, welcomes research to improve our understanding of and address the issue of resistance to targeted cancer therapy.
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                    Submission status: Open Deadline: 20 November 2024
                  • Plant responses and adaptations to abiotic stress

                    Communications Biology, Nature Communications and Scientific Reports welcome the submission of articles spanning the breadth of research on plant responses and adaptations to abiotic stress.
                    • Showkat Ganie, PhD
                    Collection
                    Submission status: Open Deadline: 13 November 2024
                  • RNA therapeutics

                    In this cross-journal Collection, we welcome submissions of articles that focus on the basic principles, method developments, and applications of RNA-based therapeutics.
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                      Submission status: Open Deadline: 10 November 2024