Editor's Choice

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

Antimicrobial resistance

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


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.


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.


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 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.


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.