Biological Abstracts is a collection of bibliographic references for life science and biomedical research literature, covering peer-reviewed article abstracts from U.S. and international journals. Biological Abstracts serves as an index to articles in over 4,300 scientific serials from the biological science areas. The database contains nearly 7.7 million archival records from as far back as 1969. Topics covered include biology, biotechnology, experimental medicine, zoology, agriculture, veterinary medicine, botany, pharmacology, biochemistry, microbiology, and evolutionary ecology, genetics, and more. Biological Abstracts provides users with easy access to the latest information from virtually every life science discipline. Additionally, Biological Abstracts is updated twice monthly, adding more than 370,000 citations each year, and is produced by the esteemed Thomson Scientific, Inc.