20 July 2021
Vaccine efficacy against new COVID-19 strains and the possibility of learning during lucid dreaming feature in these widely discussed studies.
28 June 2021
A self-decapitating sea slug and strategies for mitigating wildlife predation by house cats feature in these widely discussed studies.
6 May 2021
An unprecedented space hurricane and an urgent call-to-action in support of Black scientists feature in these widely-discussed studies.
20 April 2021
A new approach to MS treatment based on COVID-19 vaccine tech and a sobering look at the fate of sharks and rays feature in these widely-discussed studies
25 March 2021
Bjarne Bartlett et al.
Traditional measures of success favour male researchers. Altmetrics could offer an alternative to help democratize academic evaluation.
16 February 2021
A major milestone in light-based quantum computing and the possibility of reversed ageing feature in these widely-discussed studies.
22 January 2021
Stronger hurricanes and controversial research on autism feature in these widely discussed studies.
14 January 2021
4 January 2021
A Neanderthal-derived gene cluster linked to COVID-19 symptoms and a controversial AI algorithm feature in these stand-out studies.
27 October 2020
A gruesome escape artist and ingenious dolphin behaviour feature in these stand-out studies from August.
1 September 2020
Vanishing coastlines and a threat to sea turtles feature in these stand-out studies from March.
25 June 2020
COVID-19 vaccine hopes, and the environmental effects of the pandemic.
29 May 2020
A colossal sea beast and a swampy rainforest at the South Pole feature in some of the stand-out papers from April.
20 March 2020
Carsten Lund Pedersen
A tool to help you master the four Cs: citations, communication, coverage, and collaboration.
18 February 2020
Good news for ex-smokers.
17 January 2020
The genetic basis of wealth, and a wad of ancient chewing gum.
3 December 2019
Alzheimer’s resistance and a black hole conundrum.
8 November 2019
How supreme is "supreme"?
1 October 2019
The top paper had a slick social media campaign.
5 September 2019
A month of spectacular firsts.
14 August 2019
Doom, gloom, and a dancing cockatoo.
24 July 2019
Everything’s melting, but Boaty McBoatface is a beacon of hope.
25 June 2019
Even tiny tyrannosaurs and synthetic life couldn't topple office politics.
29 May 2019
The fall of insects, the rise of zombie brains, and the catalysts of political unrest dominated the conversation around April's research offerings.
9 March 2018
A new service allows researchers to access raw social media data.
25 January 2018
A controversial fossil discovery has whipped up online discussions about alien life.
15 January 2018
A system for bringing premature baby lambs to gestational term caused much online debate about whether the technology should be applied to humans.
11 January 2018
Gemma ConroyFlesh and feathers trapped in amber were the talk of the internet in 2017.
5 January 2018
A study revealing that girls are more likely to link brilliance with boys than with their own gender made headlines on the web.
29 December 2017
A gene-editing breakthrough topped all other papers for online attention.