Biology is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of biological sciences published monthly online by MDPI.  
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Biology) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Agricultural and Biological Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
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  • Companion journal: Foundations.
Impact Factor: 5.079 (2020)
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