|Edited by||Emma Ganley|
|License||Creative Commons Attribution License|
|ISO 4||PLOS Biol.|
PLOS Biology is a monthly Peer reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of biology. Publication began on October 13, 2003. It was the first journal of the Public Library of Science. The editor-in-chief is Emma Ganley.
In addition to research articles, the journal publishes magazine content aimed to be accessible to a broad audience. Article types in this section are: Essays, Unsolved Mysteries, Editorials, and Synopses.
The journal is abstracted and indexed in:
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 9.163. The journal does not list this impact factor on its website. Instead, the journal promotes the use of article level metrics to provide a measure of the impact of their published articles.