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|Edited by||Rick Battarbee FRS|
Biology Letters is a peer-reviewed scientific journal. It was split off as a separate journal from the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences in 2005 after having been published as a supplement. Originally it was published quarterly, and then bimonthly. Since 2013 it has been published monthly. The journal publishes short articles from across biology. The editor-in-chief is Rick Battarbee FRS. As of 2013 (2012 JCR index), Biology Letters has an impact factor of 3.348 and is ranked 13th in Biology.
Contents and themes
All content is assigned to one of the following categories: Animal behaviour, Biomechanics, Community ecology, Conservation, Evolutionary biology, Evolutionary developmental biology, Genome biology, Global Change Biology, Marine biology, Molecular evolution, Neurobiology, Palaeontology, Pathogen Biology, Physiology, Phylogeny, Population ecology, or Population genetics. The journal publishes research articles, opinion pieces, scientific meeting reports, comments, and invited reply articles.
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