I cannot find any policy on the matter through their websites.

  • What do their guides for authors say? – EnergyNumbers Apr 15 '14 at 19:35
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    It couldn't hurt to write them an email and ask if they would be interested. – Bitwise Apr 16 '14 at 0:36

Nature Review articles do not need to be invited. And review articles are often not "original research". Nature Reviews http://www.nature.com/reviews/index.html accepts these. So the answers to your questions are "yes" and "yes"


In addition to @mankoff's answer, be aware that it is possible, and indeed common in some fields, to email an editor with an idea, or draft, of a review paper and ask if they'd like to "invite".

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