Top 50 articles in life & biological sciences

The Nature Communications team is pleased to announce the most read* articles from 2018 in the fields of life and biological sciences. Featuring authors from around the world, these papers highlight valuable research from an international community.
Top 50 articles in life & biological sciences
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In 2018, Nature Communications published over 5,000 articles. We have put together a collection of our Top 50 articles across the life and biological sciences from last year, covering the fields of genetics, neurosciences, stem cells and much more.

Congratulations to all authors who contributed to these highly valuable research papers!

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*Based on data from altmetric.com, covering January-December 2018.


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