Annual Reviews Most Read Articles In 2020

Articles with Impact: Top 20 in 2020


In 2020, Annual Reviews published 1,158 review articles across 51 disciplines in the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences. In addition, we curated 6 interdisciplinary article collections highlighting research relevant to challenging worldwide events. Which impactful articles were downloaded the most during 2020? Explore this collection to learn about the ten most downloaded articles during the year, and the ten most downloaded articles from volumes that published in 2020. 

Diverse topics featured in this interdisciplinary collection include the science behind the novel coronaviruses, the applications of machine learning, gender and racial health equity, social theory application, and ethics in economics.

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