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Journal of Experimental Biology is the leading primary research journal in comparative physiology and publishes papers on the form and function of living organisms at all levels of biological organisation, from the molecular and subcellular to the integrated whole animal.

Our authors and readers reflect a broad interdisciplinary group of scientists who study molecular, cellular and organismal physiology in an evolutionary and environmental context.

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SPECIAL ISSUE – Predicting the Future: Species Survival in a Changing World

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Special issues

Predicting the Future: Species Survival in a Changing World

Guest editors: Craig E. Franklin and Hans H. Hoppeler

In a series of Reviews by experts working across different taxa and environmental drivers, this special issue explores the significant role of experimental biology in assessing and predicting the susceptibility or resilience of species to future, human-induced environmental change. It highlights the need for data sharing and better integration across scientific disciplines if we are to address the impacts humans are having on our physical and natural world.

Free online access to all articles.

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Open Access publishing options

We recognise the benefits of Open Access publishing and, as one of the very first Transformative Journals, we offer several publishing options to all of our authors, whatever their funder or financial status.

Read more about the OA options we offer our authors.


In the field: an interview with Glenn Tattersall

Glenn Tattersall talks about his fieldwork experiences using a thermal imaging camera in South Africa, the Galapagos Islands, Scotland and Brazil.

Find out more about the series in our Editorial and see below for more interviews.


Early-career researchers

Read our interviews with early-career researchers and find out more about how JEB supports junior scientists

Featured articles

Editors' choice

Soft shock-absorbing structures in the human body, such as fat and internal organs, account for the majority of energy absorbed over the course of a stride

Soft tissue deformations explain most of the mechanical work variations of human walking by Tim J. van der Zee & Arthur D. Kuo

Reviews and Commentaries

The evolutionary and physiological significance of the Hif pathway in teleost fishes by Milica Mandic, William Joyce & Steve F. Perry

Sulfide metabolism and the mechanism of torpor by Birgitte S. Jensen &Angela Fago

The neuroethology of avian brood parasitism by Kathleen S. Lynch

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