Life: The Excitement of Biology

A journal promoting the in-depth understanding of all forms of life



Life: The Excitement of Biology is indexed and/or abstracted by CABI [Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases (Online), AgBiotechNet, Animal Science Database, Biocontrol News and Information (Online), CAB Abstracts (Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux), Environmental Impact, Forest Science Database, Forestry Abstracts (Online), Global Health, Grasslands and Forage Abstract (Online), Horticultural Science Database, InfoTree, Ornamental Horticulture (Online), Parasitology Database, Plant Breeding Abstracts (Online), Plant Genetic Resources Abstracts (Online), Plant Genetics and Breeding Database, Plant Protection Database, Protozoological Abstracts (Online), Review of Agricultural Entomology (Online), Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (Online), Review of Plant Pathology (Online), Soil Science Database, Soils and Fertilizers (Online), TropAg & Rural, Tropical Diseases Bulletin (Online), Veterinary Science Database, and VetMed Resource)], Clarivate Analytics [(Biological Abstracts (Online), BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Record (Online)], EBSCOhost [(Academic Search Alumni Edition, 6/1/2015- , Academic Search Complete, 6/1/2015- , Academic Search Elite, 6/1/2015-, Academic Search Premier, 6/1/2015- , Academic Search Ultimate 6/1/2015-, Biological Abstracts (Online)]Google  ScholarResearch Gate, and Ulrich’s !


Life: The Excitement of Biology (LEB)

ISSN 2325-081X (print), ISSN 2325-0828 (online)

LEB is a peer-reviewed journal whose vision is to  provide the global  scientific community as well  as the broad public with diverse, high-quality, readable,  and interesting  articles on a wide  variety of biological  and  related interdisciplinary scientific  topics.



The mission  of LEB is to promote broad  understanding of  all  forms of life, such as bacteria,  plants, fungi, animals,  and others at all levels of the  biological hierarchical organization, from the atomic to the biospheric.  LEB also promotes understanding  of the evolution of life, from its earliest records to its  current manifestations on Earth – or elsewhere.

Subject Coverage: All life. Original, review (or both) manuscripts of any length on systematics, ecology, evolution, morphology, physiology, behavior, biodiversity, conservation, paleobiology, and any other aspect of living or extinct organisms as well as nomenclatural, natural history, and curatorial papers, new distribution records, biographies, book reviews, obituaries, papers dealing with educational/outreach aspects of biology, history of biology, interdisciplinary areas of biology, human-related papers, the intersection of science and non-science human endeavors (e.g., policy, philosophy, social sciences, humanities, etc.), methods/technical papers as they apply to biology, among others, are appropriate topics for papers submitted to Life: The Excitement of Biology. LEB welcomes papers expressing views that differ from currently scientifically-favored points of views. All scientific papers must adhere to basic rules of civilized decorum and be supported by evidence. Please, feel free to contact the editor if you have questions.

Invitation to Subscribers

LEB invites all professional biologists, scientists, educators, libraries located in academic and research institutions, as well as nature lovers and others interested in learning about the living world to subscribe to LEB.  Please, feel free to visit the subscriptions tab for more information on ways to subscribe.

Invitation to Authors

Authors, please refer to the Authors tab for more details on how to submit papers to LEB.



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