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Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Bioscience
Discipline Biology
Language English
Edited by Timothy M. Beardsley
Publication details
Publisher Oxford University Press on behalf of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (United States)
Publication history 1964-present
Frequency Monthly
Impact factor
ISSN 0006-3568 (print)
1525-3244 (web)
LCCN 82643645
OCLC number 610211421

BioScience is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal that is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the American Institute of Biological Sciences.[1] It was established in 1964 and covers all aspects of biology, including education, public policy, and history. Its predecessor was the AIBS Bulletin (1951-1963).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed (1973-1979),[2] the Science Citation Index, Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, The Zoological Record, and BIOSIS Previews.[3] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 4.739.[4]


  1. ^ Oxford University Press to publish BioScience journal from 2014
  2. ^ "Bioscience". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  4. ^ "BioScience". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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