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Nonprofit publisher Annual Reviews publishes 50 highly-cited subscription journals in the life, biomedical, phyiscal and social sciences. We curate articles around different topic themes and make them freely available to all for a limited period of time but they are always available to subscribers. 

2019 Collections

  • Most downloaded reviews of 2018
  • Women in Science 2019

  • WHO Top Threats to Global Health

  • DNA Day 2019

  • Future of Food

  • Neurodegenerative Diseases

  • Biomedical Breakthroughs

2018 Collections

  • Data Science
  • Autism 
  • Robotics
  • Oceans
  • Ecology and Extinction
  • Women in Science 2018
  • Tuberculosis
  • Benefits of education
  • Heart health
  • Breast cancer

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Annual Reviews 2018 Most Downloaded Articles

In 2018, Annual Reviews published more than 1,100 review articles across 50 disciplines. The following lists represent the 10 most downloaded articles from volumes that published in 2018 and the 10 most downloaded articles read during 2018. Complimentary online access to all 20 articles is available until March 1st 2019.

Annual Reviews articles hold a unique place in the scholarly communication ecosystem because they transfer expert knowledge synthesized from the exponentially expanding corpus of scientific literature to scholars and society. To create this impactful content, we bring together expert Editorial Committees in each covered discipline and facilitate meetings where members can discuss trends in each field and select relevant topics for review.

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2019-02-05
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Annual Reviews Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be attributed to a number of factors including genetics and environment. The diverse nature of its impact requires an individual approach to dianosis and assistive therapies, creating challenges for the individuals, their families, and health care professionals. 

The articles in this Collection were freely available for a limited time but are now only available to subscribers. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

Note: The Annual Review of Public Health is open access, thanks to support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2018-04-03
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Annual Reviews Benefits of Education

Our experts review the intersection of education with anthropology, economics, psychology, public health, and sociology and look back on how education policies have changed lives – and how they haven't. In this collection, we explore challenges facing educators, students, and society today.

The articles in this Collection were freely available for a limited time but are now only available to subscribers. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

Note: The Annual Review of Public Health is open access, thanks to support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2018-08-28
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Annual Reviews Biomedical Breakthroughs

Since 1932, Annual Reviews has published scientific reviews to help you make the most of your research time. Read some of our most recent biomedical reviews to further your research and cut out the noise. Below are new and forthcoming review articles from twelve Annual Reviews biomedical journals. Read the 22 new featured articles available now in this curated collection.

Created by Anne Stone on 2019-07-26
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Annual Reviews Breast Cancer Awareness

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Annual Reviews invites you to read - and share - expert reviews of leading research about breast cancer. Read this collection to understand risk factors, developments in diagnostic breast imaging, and research on the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer.

The articles in this Collection were freely available for a limited time but are now only available to subscribers. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

Note: The Annual Review of Public Health is open access, thanks to support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2018-10-17
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Annual Reviews Data Science

This special article collection spans 15 years of research and brings together expert perspectives on data science advances and challenges in biomedical informatics. Diverse subjects are addressed including genomics, psychology, public health, biophysics, privacy, pharmacology, ecology, and biomedical engineering. 

The articles in this Collection were freely available for a limited time but are now only available to subscribers. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

Note: The Annual Review of Public Health is open access, thanks to support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2018-07-19
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Annual Reviews DNA Day 2019

Annual Reviews has made a special collection of articles available to recognize DNA Day, April 23, 2019. Founded by the US NIH National Human Genome Research Institute, the awareness day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 as well as the initial discovery of DNA’s double helix in 1953. Genomics has changed what is possible in health care and food security.

Annual Reviews DNA Day 2019 curated article collection includes 18 reviews of research from pioneers and leaders on ethics, public benefits, and concerns of genomics. Interdisciplinary research on basic science and the potential of genomic projects is also highlighted.  Barry S. Coller's review on Ethics of Human Genome Editing, January 2019, has rapidly gained a readership.

Full articles are freely available here

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2019-06-18
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Annual Reviews Ecology and Extinction

Over 23,900 natural species are currently threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threatened Species, including 41% of amphibians, 25% of mammals, and 13% of birds. This article collection, written by invited experts, looks at ecology and extinction risk-from the ancient DNA biomarkers that indicate environmental activity during historical extinctions, to modern day research in biodiversity loss. These Annual Reviews articles were freely available through December 2017 and are always available to subscribers. 

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2017-10-05
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Annual Reviews Neurodegenerative Diseases

Alzheimer's Disease is one of the fastest growing age-related diseases today. In this special article collection covering neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's Disease, you'll find a variety of perspectives from leaders across several fields covering the newest research into disease prevention and treatment, and the growing impact on public health. The article collection aims to further your understanding of risk factors and symptoms associated with the disease and provide clinical insight into the mechanisms and patterns of Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.

 

Created by Anne Stone on 2019-07-26
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Annual Reviews Oceans

In recognition of World Oceans Day, Annual Reviews has curated a collection of articles that review the topics of marine pollution, human impact and environmental stewardship, and marine species' adaptation. 

The articles in this Collection were freely available for a limited time but are now only available to subscribers. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

 

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2018-06-15
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Annual Reviews Robotics

Robotics, control, and automation are already intrinsic to many aspects of our lives—from medicine and movement, to data analysis, to understanding and emulating human behavior. A new journal to meet the growing needs of this field has now launched: the Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems, edited by Naomi Ehrich Leonard. 

The articles in this Collection were freely available for a limited time but are now only available to subscribers. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

 

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2018-05-08
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Annual Reviews The Future of Food

Annual Reviews recently presented the 2019 Zare Science Forum on the Future of Food (#ZareForum).  Our panel of distinguished scientists included

David Zilberman, UC Berkeley
Pamela Ronald, University of California, Davis 
Patrick Brown, CEO and founder of Impossible Foods, Co-founder, Public Library of Science

Learn more about food production, policy, and the economics of meeting the world’s rapidly growing demand.  The Annual Reviews Future of Food curated article collection features 20 review articles from Zare Forum panelists and more leaders across diverse fields of study. The full collection is also freely available here.

 

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2019-06-11
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Annual Reviews Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. TB is a preventable and curable disease, yet 10.4 million contracted TB and 1.7 million died in 2016 according to the WHO. Our experts review the research that is making a positive impact in the fight against TB.  

The articles in this Collection were freely available for a limited time but are now only available to subscribers. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

Note: The Annual Review of Public Health is open access, thanks to support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2018-03-27
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Annual Reviews WHO Top Threats to Global Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified 10 current threats to global health requiring attention as part of their 5-year strategic plan to bring better health and well-being to 1 billion people.

Below read 24 expert reviews of recent research addressing each topic.

Articles are freely available through April 30, 2019 – and always available at subscribing institutions.

Be the first to receive future FREE monthly special collections of research reviews from leading experts and pioneers in your field. 

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Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2019-03-19
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Annual Reviews Women in Science

Pioneering women scientists are intrinsic to the success of nonprofit Annual Reviews: as Authors by intelligently synthesizing research and as Editors by curating articles into our 50 journals across the biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences. 

The articles in this Collection were freely available for a limited time but are now only available to subscribers. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

Note: The Annual Review of Public Health is open access, thanks to support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2018-02-26
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Annual Reviews Women in Science 2019

Female scientists have been among Annual Reviews' Authors and Editors since our founding in 1932. In support of the United Nation's 4th International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we have highlighted several pioneering women who have contributed to our 50 journals across the biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences.

These articles are freely available until March 31 2019. You can also revisit our 2018 Women in Science collection. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

 

 

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2019-02-21
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Annual Reviews World Heart Day

Knowing about risk factors and also what contributes to a healthy heart can help to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). Coronary heart disease-related deaths declined by more than 20% between 1990-2000, but it remains the world’s leading cause of death. Researchers believe increased awareness and access to evidence-based treatment and affordable drugs can lead to a greater reduction in cardiovascular disease.

The articles in this Collection were freely available for a limited time but are now only available to subscribers. You can secure Free Access to future Collections by signing up in our Email Preference Center.

Note: The Annual Review of Public Health is open access, thanks to support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Created by Elisabeth Allen on 2018-10-04
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