Nature Communications

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Nature Communications

description multidisciplinary scientific journal
Area of ​​Expertise General
language English
First edition 2010
editor Nature Publishing Group
Web link Website
ISSN (online)

Nature Communications is a peer-reviewed scientific Open Access - professional journal , by the since 2010 Nature Publishing Group is published.

The journal operates independently of its sister journal Nature and publishes papers on all scientific topics, especially the natural sciences . The main topics include v. a. the biology , the physics , the chemistry and the earth sciences . In addition to topics that are not covered by other specialized journals of the Nature Group, the journal also primarily publishes interdisciplinary research, e.g. B. from biophysics , bioengineering , chemical physics and environmental sciences .

The impact factor was according to Journal Citation Reports in 2016 at 12,124, the five-year impact factor at 13.092. This placed the journal in third place out of 64 scientific journals in the “multidisciplinary sciences” category for the impact factor.

Google Scholar lists the journal as No. 6 of the English-language science journals.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Journal Citation Reports 2016 on (paid access). Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  2. Nature Communications Impact Factor on Retrieved August 11, 2017
  3. Citation index on Google Scholar