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The 5 most popular scientific papers of September 2020 in the Nature Index journals

4 January 2021

Bec Crew

A Neanderthal-derived gene cluster linked to COVID-19 symptoms and a controversial AI algorithm feature in these stand-out studies.

The 5 most popular scientific papers of August 2020 in the Nature Index journals

27 October 2020

Bec Crew

A gruesome escape artist and ingenious dolphin behaviour feature in these stand-out studies from August.

The 5 most popular scientific papers of May 2020 in the Nature Index journals

25 June 2020

Bec Crew

COVID-19 vaccine hopes, and the environmental effects of the pandemic.

The 5 most popular scientific papers of January 2020

18 February 2020

Bec Crew

Good news for ex-smokers.