About Science Insights Materials & Chemistry

Science Insights Material & Chemistry (SIMC) is an open access journal publishes findings of unusual significance in any area of experimental biology, including but not limited to Cell biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, immunology, virology and microbiology, cancer, human genetics, systems biology, signaling, and disease mechanisms and therapeutics. The basic criterion for considering papers is whether the results provide significant conceptual advances into, or raise provocative questions and hypotheses regarding, an interesting and important biological question. In addition to primary research articles in four formats, Science Insights Material & Chemistry (SIMC) features review and opinion articles on recent research advances and issues of interest to its broad readership in the Leading Edge section.

Science Insights Material & Chemistry (SIMC) is committed to building on the journal’s legacy and reputation for publishing need-to-know conceptual advances in biomedical science and to providing authors with a fast, fair, informed, and responsive review process. Science Insights Cell maintains editorial independence from its sister journals. Our scientific editors work with authors, reviewers, and editorial board members with the goal of publishing the most interesting discoveries in biology every year. Every paper published in Science Insights Material & Chemistry (SIMC) is freely available after publication.