Current Biology

(The H4-Index of Current Biology is 67. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
Probable Pangolin Origin of SARS-CoV-2 Associated with the COVID-19 Outbreak839
The tumor microenvironment792
A Novel Bat Coronavirus Closely Related to SARS-CoV-2 Contains Natural Insertions at the S1/S2 Cleavage Site of the Spike Protein407
Overfishing drives over one-third of all sharks and rays toward a global extinction crisis288
Establishment of Wolbachia Strain wAlbB in Malaysian Populations of Aedes aegypti for Dengue Control228
The origins and potential future of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern in the evolving COVID-19 pandemic222
Effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on human sleep and rest-activity rhythms213
Probable Pangolin Origin of SARS-CoV-2 Associated with the COVID-19 Outbreak204
Sleep in university students prior to and during COVID-19 Stay-at-Home orders192
Effects of lockdown on human sleep and chronotype during the COVID-19 pandemic157
The Evolution of Insect Metamorphosis155
Chromatin Organization in Early Land Plants Reveals an Ancestral Association between H3K27me3, Transposons, and Constitutive Heterochromatin145
On the evolutionary epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2144
A genome-scale phylogeny of the kingdom Fungi143
Turtles and Tortoises Are in Trouble140
Trophic Interactions and the Drivers of Microbial Community Assembly140
Climate and Urbanization Drive Mosquito Preference for Humans133
Phylogenomic Evidence for the Monophyly of Bryophytes and the Reductive Evolution of Stomata132
Causal Evidence for a Role of Theta and Alpha Oscillations in the Control of Working Memory131
Turning the tide of parachute science125
Global Patterns and Drivers of Bee Distribution123
Mangroves give cause for conservation optimism, for now120
Tumor-associated macrophages120
Development of Wild and Cultivated Plants under Global Warming Conditions104
Uncertainty and Surprise Jointly Predict Musical Pleasure and Amygdala, Hippocampus, and Auditory Cortex Activity99
Defined Cell Types in Superior Colliculus Make Distinct Contributions to Prey Capture Behavior in the Mouse98
Odorant Receptor Inhibition Is Fundamental to Odor Encoding98
Complete Connectomic Reconstruction of Olfactory Projection Neurons in the Fly Brain97
Climate Change Drives Poleward Increases and Equatorward Declines in Marine Species96
Two Distinct Types of Eye-Head Coupling in Freely Moving Mice95
Widespread introgression across a phylogeny of 155 Drosophila genomes91
Sleep Disturbance Forecasts β-Amyloid Accumulation across Subsequent Years90
The Regulation of Drosophila Sleep88
Increased LRRK2 kinase activity alters neuronal autophagy by disrupting the axonal transport of autophagosomes86
Copper biology86
What Is REM Sleep?85
Measuring biological diversity83
Deconstructing Hunting Behavior Reveals a Tightly Coupled Stimulus-Response Loop83
The tectum/superior colliculus as the vertebrate solution for spatial sensory integration and action80
A Role for Astroglial Calcium in Mammalian Sleep and Sleep Regulation79
Size-Dependent Increase in RNA Polymerase II Initiation Rates Mediates Gene Expression Scaling with Cell Size79
Non-retroviral Endogenous Viral Element Limits Cognate Virus Replication in Aedes aegypti Ovaries78
Growth–defense trade-offs in plants78
Dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens core signals perceived saliency78
Nuclear Deformation Causes DNA Damage by Increasing Replication Stress77
The Origin of Land Plants Is Rooted in Two Bursts of Genomic Novelty77
Membrane Curvature Catalyzes Lipid Droplet Assembly76
In Vivo Accumulation of Plastic-Derived Chemicals into Seabird Tissues76
Probabilistic Models of Larval Zebrafish Behavior Reveal Structure on Many Scales75
UBAP2L Forms Distinct Cores that Act in Nucleating Stress Granules Upstream of G3BP174
Individual and Population Benefits of Marine Reserves for Reef Sharks74
Airborne environmental DNA for terrestrial vertebrate community monitoring73
Bright Spots in Coastal Marine Ecosystem Restoration73
Salicylic Acid Targets Protein Phosphatase 2A to Attenuate Growth in Plants72
Representational drift in the mouse visual cortex72
Genomic and Fitness Consequences of Genetic Rescue in Wild Populations71
Cellular functions of actin- and microtubule-associated septins71
The Function and Evolution of Motile DNA Replication Systems in Ciliates70
Mushroom Bodies Are Required for Learned Visual Navigation, but Not for Innate Visual Behavior, in Ants70
Compact Root Architecture 2 Promotes Root Competence for Nodulation through the miR2111 Systemic Effector70
Stable Introduction of Plant-Virus-Inhibiting Wolbachia into Planthoppers for Rice Protection70
Two MYB Proteins in a Self-Organizing Activator-Inhibitor System Produce Spotted Pigmentation Patterns69
The Genomic Impact of European Colonization of the Americas69
Cellular Heterogeneity in Pressure and Growth Emerges from Tissue Topology and Geometry67
Tempo and Pattern of Avian Brain Size Evolution67
Marine Heatwave Drives Cryptic Loss of Genetic Diversity in Underwater Forests67