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    This cross-disciplinary collection brings together Nature Communications articles from biotechnology, optics, neuroscience, cell biology, and medicine that develop or apply light-controlled technologies.
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    Synthetic and medicinal chemists are at the forefront of drug discovery and development. This collection showcases some of the most recent advances in organic synthesis, biocatalysis and -chemistry geared towards discovery and improvement of bioactive compounds, which have been published in Nature Communications.
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    This collection showcases recent review articles and original research on active matter across a selection of Nature journals.
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    This interdisciplinary collection showcases recent Nature Communications articles that provide new insights into microbial interactions, competition and coexistence dynamics, community assembly, and contributions to ecosystem function.
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    In this collection we highlight recent plasma research from Nature Communications, including fundamental processes relevant to astrophysical events, energy transfer from lasers to particles during acceleration, material development for plasma confinement and nuclear reactions in plasma fusion devices, plus much more.
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    Editors' Highlights: Each month our editors select a small number of Articles recently published in Nature Communications that they believe are particularly interesting or important.
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    Editors' Highlights: Each month our editors select a small number of Articles recently published in Nature Communications that they believe are particularly interesting or important.
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    Editors' Highlights: Each month our editors select a small number of Articles recently published in Nature Communications that they believe are particularly interesting or important.
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    This Nature Communications collection showcases the latest opinion pieces, reviews articles and original research on polar ice sheets, their internal dynamics, and their interaction with and impact on the wider Earth-climate system. This collection, curated by the Earth science editorial team, will be continually updated and seeks to provide a useful resource for the Antarctic and Arctic ice sheets community.
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    In this collection, we highlight a selection of recent experimental and theoretical studies published in Nature Communications that reflect the breadth of supramolecular chemistry as a discipline.
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    A collection of original research articles published by Nature Communications showcasing complexity research across a breadth of topics.
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