Life: The Excitement of Biology

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


LEB 10(2) 2022


LEB 10(1) 2022


LEB 9(4) 2021


LEB 9(1) 2021


LEB 8(4) 2020

De Loof, A. and L. Schoofs. 2020. From One Site of Insect Juvenile Hormone Synthesis, No Identified Receptors, and a Denomination as “Status Quo Hormone” in the 1960s to Multiple, Sometimes Conflicting, Possibilities to Date. Life: The Excitement of Biology 8(4):196-238.

Aiello, A. 2020. A View from the Past. The One-Room Schoolhouse: Good Riddance or Sad Loss? Life: The Excitement of Biology 8(4):239-241.

Bartell, G. 2020. News from the Neighborhood. From the Fish (Pisces) I Raised and Sold to the Butterflies (Lepidoptera) I Rear and Release in York Pennsylvania, USA. Life: The Excitement of Biology 8(4):242-246.

Santiago-Blay, J. A. 2020. Index for Volume 8 (202) of Life: The Excitement of Biology 8(4):247-249.


LEB 8(3) 2020


LEB 8(2) 2020


LEB 8(1) 2020

Santiago-Blay, J. A._Editorial. The First Seven Years (2013-2019) of Life: The Excitement of Biology 8(1):1-3.

Nieves-Rivera, A.,  J. P. Zegarra Vila, C. E. Figuerola Hernández, J. E. García-Hernández, and N. V. Schizas. 2020 Recent and Historical Explorations of the Underwater Section of Cueva del Agua, Punta Los Ingleses, Mona Island (Puerto Rico), with a New Faunal Record. Life: The Excitement of Biology 8(1):4-22.

Lugemwa, F. N. 2020. Editorial. The Coronavirus Pandemic in the Age of Social Media: A Chronology and Impacts on Peoples of African Descent. Life: The Excitement of Biology 8(1):23-33.


LEB 7(4) 2019

Resources for Integrating Immersive Experiences in an Educational Setting by Amy Kuntz LEB 7(4):165-180.

A Distribution Model for the Green Iguana, Iguana iguana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Reptilia: Iguanidae), in Puerto Rico by Carlos Andrés Rodríguez Gómez, Rafael L. Joglar, Mariano Solórzano, and William A. Gould.  LEB 7(4)181-196. 

A New Molecular Type of Amber for Burma (Myanmar) by Joseph B. Lambert, Jonna M. Karlberg, Natasha R. Muppala, Tayde A. Contreras, Yuyang Wu, and Jorge A. Santiago-Blay LEB 7(4):197-212.

Addendum. Voucher Specimens of Littorina littorea Used in Paper Authored by Ye and Published in LEB 6(3):108-121 in 2018 Are Deposited at ANSP. William Ye. LEB 7(4):213-214.

Index to volume 7 of Life: The Excitement of Biology by Jorge A. SantiagoBlay LEB 7(4):214-216.


LEB 7(3) 2019

Ecological Factors and the Distribution of Adult Odonata in Puerto Rico by Ariel Diaz, Delwin J. Rodríguez-Flores, Ana G. Rivera-Vega, Edgardo Cruz-Marcano, Iris M. Velázquez-Oliveras, and Luis A. Villanueva-Cubero. LEB 7(3):115-147.

Superparasitism on the Wasp Ammophila pictipennis Walsh (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae: Ammophilinae) by Strepsiptera, with a Record of Observed Instances of Stylopization of Wasps in the Genus Ammophila Kirby from the Grounds of North High School, Sioux City, Iowa, U.S.A. 2008 – 2019 by G. K. Lechner._LEB 7(3):148-158.

Book Review – An Introduction to Plant Structure and Development. Plant Anatomy for the Twenty-First Century (Second Edition). 2007 by Charles B. Beck. Cambridge University Press. New York, NY, USA. 441 pp. ISBN 978-0-521-51805-5 (Hardback) by Jorge A. Santiago-Blay._LEB 7(3):159-164.