Measures of success: what’s the real value of published research?
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.
Distraction free reading on nature.com
July 2018 | In tandem with the new look and feel of nature.com, the on-going migration also aims to improve overall functionality for our users.
Nature Energy: Adapting to Meet our Growing Thirst for Energy
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.
Nature.com Continued Migration to New Look and Feel
April 2018 | Many more titles have been moved over to the updated website design and infrastructure on nature.com. The new look and feel includes numerous advantages including improved functionalities on article pages, enhanced navigation and integrated article metrics. Underneath that, the infrastructure itself allows us to do even more, including publish articles faster, improve content discovery and assist us in moving you to one licensing system.
Nature Cancer: Covering the breadth of cancer research
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.
Nature Sustainability: Promoting Interdisciplinary Research to Advance Global Sustainability
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.
10 facts you didn't know about Nature
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!
Nature Metabolism journal shows strong track record
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.
Nature Reviews Earth & Environment: Synthesising Earth science research
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.
Explore Lab Animal on nature.com
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.