A decade of open access

Nature Communications was launched in April 2010 as the first online-only, hybrid journal from Nature Research. Celebrate with us as we look back on key milestones in the journal's history. 

Video: A message from Elisa De Ranieri, Editor in Chief

We look back at key milestones of the past decade.

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Niimi et al. doi 10.1038/s41467-018-06116-1

We asked our first authors their impression of publishing with us.

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Orihara et al. doi 10.1038/ncomms13238

Learn more about our journal team’s diverse backgrounds and what motivates them.

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Nature Communications editorial staff

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Learn about Nature Communications from a former Editor in Chief's perspective.

Read the blog post from Katie Ridd, Senior Editor and Cancer Team Manager.

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Forte et al. doi 10.1038/ncomms15321

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...more to come!

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