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Nature Reviews Earth & Environment: Synthesising Earth science research

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Nature Reviews Earth & Environment Launched in January 2020, aims to publish growing literature discussing all aspects of Earth and environment science. More than this, the prime objective is to encourage Earth scientists to work with broader communities to better understand the interactions between the natural environment and society.

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16 Jun 2020
Nature Food: Crossing the disciplines of food research

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Nature Food launched in January 2020, publishing research and commentary on all aspects of food production, processing, distribution and consumption that relate to the broader sustainability agenda. The COVID-19 pandemic has, according to Chief Editor Anne Mullen, drawn issues of food supply chain resilience and food security sharply into focus this year, and may well be an impetus for a global food system transformation.

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08 Jun 2020
Nature Cancer: Covering the breadth of cancer research

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Prior to launching Nature Cancer in January 2020, cancer researchers were firmly in the mind of Chief Editor, Alexia-Ileana Zaromytidou: “We aimed for Nature Cancer to be a true community journal that serves interdisciplinary researcher cohorts.” In the five months since the inaugural issue, the journal has covered the breadth of cancer research.

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01 Jun 2020
What makes a Nature journal?

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September 2019 | Curious about what we do, what goes into producing a nature-branded research journal? Find out how more about the role of our editors, the author copyright and how we interact with the scientific community. Here are five things you may not know about us and how they can help you throughout your career. Don’t forget to check out our short video ‘What makes a Nature journal’ to find out more about these and other initiatives.

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25 Sep 2019
Nature Metabolism journal shows strong track record

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August 2019 | The Nature Metabolism journal started publishing only six months ago but has already shown a strong track record of promising research papers. One example is a paper published in July, showing that a ketogenic diet, a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates, promotes the growth of lymph vessels in mice and might lead to substantial reductions in lymphedema which is a huge problem in clinics.

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05 Aug 2019
Nature Reviews Physics off to a strong start

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August 2019 | The Nature Reviews Physics journal was launched in January this year and has been off to a strong start with contributions from well-known authors in the field. Its first issue featured a comment by the American theoretical physicist and Nobel prize winner Frank Wilczek titled “The evolving unity of physics” in which he discusses the synergy between the different fields of physics. March and April followed with two focus issues on nuclear power and the future of particle accelerators while the May issue featured an article about the representation of women in physics.

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04 Aug 2019
Launch of Nature Machine Intelligence

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August 2019 | The Nature Machine Intelligence journal was launched in January this year and is already setting new standards for transparency and reproducibility of research findings in the field of machine intelligence. Together with Nature Methods and Nature Biotechnology, Nature Machine Intelligence launched a trial in partnership with Code Ocean which enables authors to share fully-functional and executable code accompanying their articles and making it easier to review the code and replicate the results.

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04 Aug 2019
10 facts you didn't know about Nature

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With the 150th Anniversary of Nature on the horizon in November 2019, our archivist and in-house-historian, Alysoun Sanders, has been exploring our archive and discovered some interesting, fun and significant highlights that you may not have know about one of the oldest scientific journals in the world!  

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25 Mar 2019
Nature Astronomy, Two Years On: A Retrospective

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March 2019 | We asked May Chiao, Chief Editor of Nature Astronomy, to reflect on the two years since launch of the new journal, and the reasons for doing so. May also shares insights in to trends and growing research she's seeing from the community. 

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07 Mar 2019
Measures of success: what’s the real value of published research?

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February 2019 | In this article we look at some of the broader impact outcomes resulting from two very different papers published in Nature-branded Journals. We talked to the corresponding authors of each paper to find out what kind of impact the work has had on their careers, their field of research, and the wider world. We also asked them about their thoughts on the continued value of traditional research metrics; how they see impact measures changing over time; and what additional measures they would like to see introduced.

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19 Feb 2019
Partnering with the University of Liverpool to support the research cycle

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January 2020 | Following a successful Nature Research journal publishing session in her library, Sarah Roughley, Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of Liverpool, talks to us about creating engaging events that address the needs of researchers, and her perception of the Publisher’s role in helping librarians deliver insights and tutorials to their users.

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16 Oct 2018
Nature Climate Change: Bridging the gap between research and real-world change

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October 2018 | Launched in 2011, Nature Climate Change is one of several thematic Nature Research journals spanning the physical, social and life sciences. As well as Climate Action, it addresses many more of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, including: Affordable and Clean Energy, Responsible Consumption and Production, Life Below Water, Life on Land, Health, Innovation and Communities. In this article we talk to Chief Editor of Nature Climate Change, Bronwyn Wake, about the journal’s mission to advance research in the field of climate change, challenge the views of its readers, and effect real world change.

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15 Oct 2018
Nature Sustainability: Promoting Interdisciplinary Research to Advance Global Sustainability

Nature Research

September 2018 | The newest Nature Research journal, Nature Sustainability, blends natural, social and engineering research fields to support new policies and deliver actionable solutions to sustainability challenges. chief Editor, Monica Contestabile, talks to us about how the journal intersects with almost every one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, with a particular interest in sustainable cities and sustainable food systems.

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02 Sep 2018
Nature Energy: Adapting to Meet our Growing Thirst for Energy

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July 2018 | Over a series of articles, we’ll be exploring the role Springer Nature's Journals are playing in tackling specific Sustainable Development Goals, but also how their diverse natural science and social science remit is seeing them address the much broader challenges that make up the programme. In this interview, find out how Nature Energy is publishing research that explores approaches to energy generation, storage, distribution and the impact of these on society and the planet.

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04 Jul 2018
Nature Ecology & Evolution: Promoting the Importance of Biodiversity to the Wider World

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July 2018 | Over a series of articles, we’ll be exploring the role Springer Nature Research Journals are playing in tackling specific Sustainable Development Goals, but also how their diverse natural science and social science remit is seeing them address the much broader challenges that make up the programme. In this interview, find out how the broad range of fundamental research covered in Nature Ecology & Evolution impacts almost every one of Springer Nature's Grand Challenges goals, with biodiversity and the global consequences of its depletion connecting all of the journal’s subject areas.

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04 Jul 2018
Palgrave Macmillan Journals program: 2017 update

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March 2018 | During 2017, the journals portfolio saw some important changes. Many of our journals are now moving on to Editorial Manager - a new submission system, managed centrally by a dedicated Journal Editorial Office at Springer Nature.

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17 Mar 2018
Launch of the “Cancer at Nature Research Portal”

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December 2017 | The Nature Research editors who handle cancer primary research, methods, protocols and reviews bring you the latest articles, covering all aspects from disease mechanisms to therapeutic approaches. 

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23 Dec 2017
Explore Lab Animal on nature.com

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November 2017 | ​​​​​​​We are proud to announce that Lab Animal is now seamlessly integrated on nature.com with a new design, article functionality and metrics.

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05 Nov 2017
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November 2017 | Our primary goal is to produce journals that the scientific community values, both as readers and authors. ...we also aim to create innovative journals that span both the natural and social sciences to help researchers address some of the biggest challenges that are facing global society.

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31 Oct 2017

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