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Nature

Web site:

http://www.nature.com/nature/index.html

Location:

London

Owner:

Nature Publishing Group (Macmillan Publishers, Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group)

Circulation:

Daily Sunday
n/a (weekly)

The journal Nature was first published 4 November 1869, making it one of the oldest science journals still operating. Nature is multi-disciplinary, meaning it has not specialized in any field of scientific endeavour but publishes articles from a wide range of topics.

Science journals are generally rated by their impact factor, which is calculated by the Thomson Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). The impact factor for Nature in 2004 was 32.182, the highest impact factor for that year.

Nature is published by the Nature Publishing Group, which is owned by Macmillan Publishers which in turn is owned by Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.