Royal Society Open Science

(The TQCC of Royal Society Open Science is 13. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-05-01 to 2023-05-01.)
Immune system stimulation by the native gut microbiota of honey bees205
Microplastics and synthetic particles ingested by deep-sea amphipods in six of the deepest marine ecosystems on Earth197
Greener synthesis of chemical compounds and materials153
Communicating uncertainty about facts, numbers and science152
Adolescents and loot boxes: links with problem gambling and motivations for purchase93
Ag-doped ZnO nanorods embedded reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite for photo-electrochemical applications89
Snap happy: camera traps are an effective sampling tool when compared with alternative methods87
Violent video game engagement is not associated with adolescents' aggressive behaviour: evidence from a registered report74
Identifying hybridization and admixture using SNPs: application of the DArTseq platform in phylogeographic research on vertebrates68
Emerging infectious diseases and biological invasions: a call for a One Health collaboration in science and management67
High-purity lignin isolated from poplar wood meal through dissolving treatment with deep eutectic solvents65
Interacting stressors matter: diet quality and virus infection in honeybee health64
Fake science and the knowledge crisis: ignorance can be fatal60
Self-assembly of sodium dodecylsulfate and dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide mixed surfactants with dyes in aqueous mixtures56
Decline towards extinction of Mexico's vaquita porpoise ( Phocoena sinus )55
Assessing the recovery of an Antarctic predator from historical exploitation54
Photocatalytic activity of graphene oxide–TiO 2 thin films sensitized by natural dyes extracted from Bactris guineensis54
Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticle-decorated cobalt nanocomposites (Co@AgNPs) and their density-dependent antibacterial activity49
Discovery of common chemical exposures across three continents using silicone wristbands47
Dissection of Bitcoin’s multiscale bubble history from January 2012 to February 201846
Fluctuating reproductive rates in Hawaii's humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae , reflect recent climate anomalies in the North Pacific44
Not a limitless resource: ethics and guidelines for destructive sampling of archaeofaunal remains44
Unravelling the gender productivity gap in science: a meta-analytical review44
Towards implementing hierarchical porous zeolitic imidazolate frameworks in dye-sensitized solar cells43
The Murphy–Good plot: a better method of analysing field emission data42
TiO 2 thin films by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis as photocatalytic material for air purification40
Facile synthesis of reduced graphene oxide by modified Hummer's method as anode material for Li-, Na- and K-ion secondary batteries39
In silico simulation of a clinical trial with anti-CTLA-4 and anti-PD-L1 immunotherapies in metastatic breast cancer using a systems pharmacology model39
Raw meat-based diets for companion animals: a potential source of transmission of pathogenic and antimicrobial-resistant Enterobacteriaceae37
Agrochemical synergism imposes higher risk to Neotropical bees than to honeybees37
Anxiety-like behaviour increases safety from fish predation in an amphipod crustacea36
Congruence, fossils and the evolutionary tree of rodents and lagomorphs35
Pollen from multiple sunflower cultivars and species reduces a common bumblebee gut pathogen35
Relationship between sorptivity and capillary coefficient for water absorption of cement-based materials: theory analysis and experiment35
Functional consequences of the long-term decline of reef-building corals in the Caribbean: evidence of across-reef functional convergence34
Early animal evolution: a morphologist's view34
Avian malaria-mediated population decline of a widespread iconic bird species34
Exfoliated transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheets for supercapacitor and sodium ion battery applications34
Resilience or robustness: identifying topological vulnerabilities in rail networks32
New information on the Cretaceous sauropod dinosaurs of Zhejiang Province, China: impact on Laurasian titanosauriform phylogeny and biogeography32
Non-contact respiration monitoring using impulse radio ultrawideband radar in neonates32
An integrated approach to historical population assessment of the great whales: case of the New Zealand southern right whale31
Reduced diversity and stability of coral-associated bacterial communities and suppressed immune function precedes disease onset in corals30
Are Bitcoin bubbles predictable? Combining a generalized Metcalfe’s Law and the Log-Periodic Power Law Singularity model30
On the physical origin of linguistic laws and lognormality in speech30
Towards population genomics in non-model species with large genomes: a case study of the marine zooplankton Calanus finmarchicus30
Science and applications of wafer-scale crystalline carbon nanotube films prepared through controlled vacuum filtration30
The role of deliberate practice in expert performance: revisiting Ericsson, Krampe & Tesch-Römer (1993)30
Adsorption and corrosion inhibition behaviour of new theophylline–triazole-based derivatives for steel in acidic medium30
Diving behaviour of Cuvier's beaked whales ( Ziphius cavirostris ) off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina30
Invasive mutualisms between a plant pathogen and insect vectors in the Middle East and Brazil30
Examining human–carnivore interactions using a socio-ecological framework: sympatric wild canids in India as a case study30
Harbour porpoise responses to pile-driving diminish over time29
The application of metal-organic frameworks in electrode materials for lithium–ion and lithium–sulfur batteries29
Social capital predicts corruption risk in towns29
Seedless gold nanostars with seed-like advantages for biosensing applications29
Dietary and developmental shifts in butterfly-associated bacterial communities29
Theoretical study of the molecular aspect of the suspected novichok agent A234 of the Skripal poisoning28
Increase in metazoan ecosystem engineering prior to the Ediacaran–Cambrian boundary in the Nama Group, Namibia28
A hollow mesoporous carbon from metal-organic framework for robust adsorbability of ibuprofen drug in water28
Hydrological controls on river network connectivity27
The mark of captivity: plastic responses in the ankle bone of a wild ungulate ( Sus scrofa )27
Enhanced virus filtration in hybrid membranes with MWCNT nanocomposite27
Poly(ether- block -amide) copolymer membrane for CO 2 /N 2 separation: the influence of the casting26
Optimization and characterization of poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) nanoparticles loaded with astaxanthin and evaluation of anti-photodamage effect in vitro26
Ants learn fast and do not forget: associative olfactory learning, memory and extinction inFormica fusca26
How long do anti-predator interventions remain effective? Patterns, thresholds and uncertainty26
Migratory convergence facilitates cultural transmission of humpback whale song26
Degradation of methylene blue by natural manganese oxides: kinetics and transformation products26
Differences in stress reactivity between zebrafish with alternative stress coping styles26
Neck sensor-supported hyoid bone movement tracking during swallowing26
Reverse vaccinology and subtractive genomics reveal new therapeutic targets against Mycoplasma pneumoniae : a causative agent of pneumonia26
A machine learning approach to quantify the specificity of colour–emotion associations and their cultural differences26
Preserved collagen reveals species identity in archaeological marine turtle bones from Caribbean and Florida sites26
Prestige and dominance-based hierarchies exist in naturally occurring human groups, but are unrelated to task-specific knowledge26
Static landscape features predict uplift locations for soaring birds across Europe25
Dynamics of host populations affected by the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans25
Characterization of cytoplasmic viscosity of hundreds of single tumour cells based on micropipette aspiration25
Contrasting characteristic behaviours among common laboratory mouse strains25
The matrix reasoning item bank (MaRs-IB): novel, open-access abstract reasoning items for adolescents and adults25
Science podcasts: analysis of global production and output from 2004 to 201825
Smoking does not accelerate leucocyte telomere attrition: a meta-analysis of 18 longitudinal cohorts24
Discovering place-informative scenes and objects using social media photos24
Long-term patterns of body mass and stature evolution within the hominin lineage24
Correlated evolution of neck length and leg length in birds23
Gender and societies: a grassroots approach to women in science23
Generalizability is not optional: insights from a cross-cultural study of social discounting23
Proactive avoidance behaviour and pace-of-life syndrome in Atlantic salmon23
Bayesian tip dating reveals heterogeneous morphological clocks in Mesozoic birds23
Hydrodynamics of metachronal paddling: effects of varying Reynolds number and phase lag22
Recognition of endophyticTrichodermaspecies by leaf-cutting ants and their potential in a Trojan-horse management strategy22
Evidence that metallic proxies are unsuitable for assessing the mechanics of microwear formation and a new theory of the meaning of microwear22
Micro/nano-hierarchical structured TiO 2 coating on titanium by micro-arc oxidation enhances osteoblast adhesion and differentiation22
Beetle-bearing coprolites possibly reveal the diet of a Late Triassic dinosauriform22
Persistent and substantial impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on deep-sea megafauna22
Stable isotopes reveal winter feeding in different habitats in blue, fin and sei whales migrating through the Azores22
Mechanisms and drivers of belemnite body-size dynamics across the Pliensbachian–Toarcian crisis22
Kinetics and mechanism of selenate and selenite removal in solution by green rust-sulfate22
KITE: high-performance accurate modelling of electronic structure and response functions of large molecules, disordered crystals and heterostructures22
Ecosystem engineering by digging mammals: effects on soil fertility and condition in Tasmanian temperate woodland21
On the linear in probability model for binary data21
Prefrontal brain stimulation during food-related inhibition training: effects on food craving, food consumption and inhibitory control21
Nano-MOFs as targeted drug delivery agents to combat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections21
Controllable synthesis of pomelo peel-based aerogel and its application in adsorption of oil/organic pollutants21
Dispersion, sedimentation and aggregation of multi-walled carbon nanotubes as affected by single and binary mixed surfactants21
Bioimmobilization of lead by Bacillus subtilis X3 biomass isolated from lead mine soil under promotion of multiple adsorption mechanisms20
Information overload in group communication: from conversation to cacophony in the Twitch chat20
Functional tests of the competitive exclusion hypothesis for multituberculate extinction20
Disease persistence on temporal contact networks accounting for heterogeneous infectious periods20
Robust polyimide nano/microfibre aerogels welded by solvent-vapour for environmental applications20
An objective, sensitive and ecologically valid neural measure of rapid human individual face recognition20
Theoretical study on the toxicity of ‘Novichok’ agent candidates20
Evolution of non-kin cooperation: social assortment by cooperative phenotype in guppies20
Phylogeny matters: revisiting ‘a comparison of bats and rodents as reservoirs of zoonotic viruses’20
Enhancement of an organic–metallic hybrid charring agent on flame retardancy of ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer20
Functional implications of dentition-based morphotypes in piscivorous fishes20
Open science and modified funding lotteries can impede the natural selection of bad science19
Graphene quantum dots as nanoprobes for fluorescent detection of propofol in emulsions19
Variations of thermophysical properties and heat transfer performance of nanoparticle-enhanced ionic liquids19
Direct measurement of swimming and diving kinematics of giant Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus)19
Acherontiscus caledoniae : the earliest heterodont and durophagous tetrapod19
Testing the limits of pheromone stigmergy in high-density robot swarms19
Interactions between gas–liquid mass transfer and bubble behaviours18
Study on ground settlement and structural deformation for large span subway station using a new pre-supporting system18
Pollination treatment affects fruit set and modifies marketable and storable fruit quality of commercial apples18
Dog growls express various contextual and affective content for human listeners18
Label-free sensitive detection of influenza virus using PZT discs with a synthetic sialylglycopolymer receptor layer18
In slow motion: radula motion pattern and forces exerted to the substrate in the land snailCornu aspersum(Mollusca, Gastropoda) during feeding18
The neuroscience of Romeo and Juliet : an fMRI study of acting18
Neuroimaging ‘will to fight’ for sacred values: an empirical case study with supporters of an Al Qaeda associate18
Coupling of palaeontological and neontological reef coral data improves forecasts of biodiversity responses under global climatic change18
Thermal switch of oscillation frequency in Belousov–Zhabotinsky liquid marbles18
Preparation of modified pomelo peel's pulp adsorbent and its adsorption to uranyl ions18
Climate induced stress and mortality in vervet monkeys17
Old lake versus young taxa: a comparative phylogeographic perspective on the evolution of Caspian Sea gastropods (Neritidae: Theodoxus )17
Testing the unitary theory of language lateralization using functional transcranial Doppler sonography in adults17
Accelerated and natural carbonation of concrete with high volumes of fly ash: chemical, mineralogical and microstructural effects17
A compactness measure of sustainable building forms17
Dielectric elastomer actuators based on stretchable and self-healable hydrogel electrodes17
Do restrained eaters show increased BMI, food craving and disinhibited eating? A comparison of the Restraint Scale and the Restrained Eating scale of the Dutch Eating Behaviour Questionnaire17
A ctenophore (comb jelly) employs vortex rebound dynamics and outperforms other gelatinous swimmers17
Facile fabrication and characterization on alginate microfibres with grooved structure via microfluidic spinning17
Evolution of organismal stoichiometry in a long-term experiment with Escherichia coli17
No sex differences in adult telomere length across vertebrates: a meta-analysis17
Salting-out assisted liquid–liquid extraction coupled with high-performance liquid chromatography for the determination of vitamin D3 in milk samples17
Identification of reactive intermediate formation and bioactivation pathways in Abemaciclib metabolism by LC–MS/MS: in vitro metabolic investigation17
Surface properties and bioactivity of TiO 2 nanotube array prepared by two-step anodic oxidation for biomedical applications17
Captive jays exhibit reduced problem-solving performance compared to wild conspecifics17
Segregation and polarization in urban areas17
Locus of control is associated with tobacco and alcohol consumption in young adults of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children17
In situ growing of CoO nanoparticles on g-C 3 N 4 composites with highly improved photocatalytic activity for h16
Modulation of β-amyloid aggregation by graphene quantum dots16
Synthesis of cross-linked poly(acrylic acid) nanogels in an aqueous environment using precipitation polymerization: unusually high volume change16
Effect of chemical additives on electrokinetic remediation of Cr-contaminated soil coupled with a permeable reactive barrier16
Common noctules exploit low levels of the aerosphere16
Topological analysis of differential effects of ketamine and propofol anaesthesia on brain dynamics16
Enhancement of thermoelectric properties of La-doped SrTiO 3 bulk by introducing nanoscale porosity16
Autumn freeze-thaw events carry over to depress late-winter reproductive performance in Canada jays16
Protein content and amino acids profile in 10 cultivars of ginkgo (Ginkgo bilobaL.) nut from China16
Shifts in cranial integration associated with ecological specialization in pinnipeds (Mammalia, Carnivora)16
Physical origin of a complicated tactile sensation: ‘ shittori feel'16
The science underlying frugal innovations should not be frugal16
Carbon dots functionalized papers for high-throughput sensing of 4-chloroethcathinone and its analogues in crime sites16
Gentamicin-loaded silk/nanosilver composite scaffolds for MRSA-induced chronic osteomyelitis16
Behavioural and transcriptional changes in post-mating females of an egg parasitoid wasp species16
Rapid preparation of terbium-doped titanium dioxide nanoparticles and their enhanced photocatalytic performance16
Contact chains of cattle farms in Great Britain16
Epidemiology of a bubonic plague outbreak in Glasgow, Scotland in 190016
Conformity bias in the cultural transmission of music sampling traditions16
Body coloration and mechanisms of colour production in Archelosauria: the case of deirocheline turtles15
Speed-mediated properties of schooling15
Humans store about 1.5 megabytes of information during language acquisition15
Identification of copper (Cu) stress-responsive grapevine microRNAs and their target genes by high-throughput sequencing15
Learning to live with interfering neighbours: the influence of time of learning and level of encoding on word learning15
Facile immobilization of glucose oxidase onto gold nanostars with enhanced binding affinity and optimal function15
Enhancement of flaky graphite cleaning by ultrasonic treatment15
Quantification of migrant hoverfly movements (Diptera: Syrphidae) on the West Coast of North America15
Peg–hole disassembly using active compliance15
Differences in greeting behaviour towards humans with varying levels of familiarity in hand-reared wolves ( Canis lupus )15
Low connectivity between shallow, mesophotic and rariphotic zone benthos15
Wolf-like or dog-like? A comparison of gazing behaviour across three dog breeds tested in their familiar environments15
Testing predictability of disease outbreaks with a simple model of pathogen biogeography15
Nitrogen and chlorine co-doped carbon dots as probe for sensing and imaging in biological samples15
Variations in the glucosinolates of the individual edible parts of three stem mustards ( Brassica juncea )15
Incorporation of surface-modified hydroxyapatite into poly(methyl methacrylate) to improve biological activity and bone ingrowth15
Reverting ontogeny: rapid phenotypic plasticity of colour vision in cichlid fish15
Efficacy of environmental DNA to detect and quantify stream tadpoles of Odorrana splendida14
Comparative static and shaking culture of metabolite derived from methyl red degradation byLysinibacillus fusiformisstrain W1B614
Investigation of the structural competing and atomic ordering in Heusler compounds Fe 2 NiSi and Ni 2 FeSi under strain condition14
Deoxydehydration of vicinal diols by homogeneous catalysts: a mechanistic overview14
Piceatannol attenuates RANKL-induced osteoclast differentiation and bone resorption by suppressing MAPK, NF-κB and AKT signalling pathways and promotes Caspase3-mediated apoptosis of mature osteoclast14
Electrochemical characterization of manganese oxides as a water oxidation catalyst in proton exchange membrane electrolysers14
Ultrastructural evidence of a mechanosensory function of scale organs (sensilla) in sea snakes (Hydrophiinae)14
Complex interactions between local adaptation, phenotypic plasticity and sex affect vulnerability to warming in a widespread marine copepod14
Carbonodraco lundigen et sp. nov., the oldest parareptile, from Linton, Ohio, and new insights into the early radiation of reptiles14
Lead ethyl dithiocarbamates: efficient single-source precursors to PbS nanocubes14
Dust evolution, a global view I. Nanoparticles, nascence, nitrogen and natural selection … joining the dots14
Fauna of the Kemp Caldera and its upper bathyal hydrothermal vents (South Sandwich Arc, Antarctica)14
Experimental study of the supercritical CO 2 diffusion coefficient in porous media under reservoir conditions14
Asmodochelys parhami, a new fossil marine turtle from the Campanian Demopolis Chalk and the stratigraphic congruence of competing marine turtle phylogenies14
Maiden voyage into death: are fisheries affecting seabird juvenile survival during the first days at sea?14
Relationship between wear formation and large-particle motion in a pipe bend14
Rheological and thermal degradation properties of hyperbranched polyisoprene prepared by anionic polymerization14
General scores for accessibility and inequality measures in urban areas14
Adsorption behaviour and mechanism of the PFOS substitute OBS (sodium p -perfluorous nonenoxybenzene sulfonate) on activated carbon14
Predicting maths anxiety from mathematical achievement across the transition from primary to secondary education14
Peanut meal-based wood adhesives enhanced by urea and epichlorohydrin14
Generalized regression neural network association with terahertz spectroscopy for quantitative analysis of benzoic acid additive in wheat flour13
Photoacclimation and induction of light-enhanced calcification in the mesophotic coralEuphyllia paradivisa13
Enhancement in acoustic focusing of micro and nanoparticles by thinning a microfluidic device13
Biochar application on paddy and purple soils in southern China: soil carbon and biotic activity13
Kinetic study of catalytic CO 2 hydration by metal-substituted biomimetic carbonic anhydrase model complexes13
Modified HEPES one-pot synthetic strategy for gold nanostars13
A theory and methodology to quantify knowledge13
Effect of Fe(III) on the positive electrolyte for vanadium redox flow battery13
Electron correlation in Li + , He, H and the critical nuclear charge system Z 13
Airflow analysis of Pyeongtaek St Mary's Hospital during hospitalization of the first Middle East respiratory syndrome patient in Korea13
Aβ42 fibril formation from predominantly oligomeric samples suggests a link between oligomer heterogeneity and fibril polymorphism13
Fin whale singing decreases with increased swimming speed13
Language structure is influenced by the number of speakers but seemingly not by the proportion of non-native speakers13
Inhibition behaviour of mild steel by three new benzaldehyde thiosemicarbazone derivatives in 0.5 M H 2 SO 4 : experimental and co13
Conditions for transient epidemics of waterborne disease in spatially explicit systems13
Consortia of anti-nematode fungi and bacteria in the rhizosphere of soybean plants attacked by root-knot nematodes13
General isochronous rhythm in echolocation calls and social vocalizations of the batSaccopteryx bilineata13
Geochemistry, faunal composition and trophic structure in reducing sediments on the southwest South Georgia margin13
Testing for a facultative locomotor mode in the acquisition of archosaur bipedality13
Word knowledge in six- to nine-month-old Norwegian infants? Not without additional frequency cues13