Best Physics Journals for Biophysics Research

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In summary, the conversation was about selecting physics journals for a labs lounge that specializes in Biophysics. The person responding was not qualified to make recommendations, but provided resources for the other person to use in making their own decision. One journal was suggested, but it may only be available as a virtual document.
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Hi,

I've been put in charge of ordering some physics journals for our labs lounge. What do you recommend? We specialize in Biophysics, but a wide range of suggestions is good.

Thanks!
 
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Hi Markel! I'm not qualified to select which journals would be appropriate for your labs lounge. I did find some resources that you may use to decide for yourself(ves). See:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biophysical_Society
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_important_publications_in_biology#Biophysics
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_publications_in_physics#Biophysics

Here is one Journal, but I am not sure it comes in “paper”. It may be available only as a “virtual” document:
http://jp.physoc.org/site/misc/virtualissueBioPhysTOC.xhtml

Cheers, Bobbywhy
 

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1. What criteria should I consider when choosing a journal for publishing my biophysics research?

When selecting a journal for your biophysics research, some important factors to consider include the journal's impact factor, reputation within the field, scope of topics covered, and the audience and readership of the journal.

2. What are some of the top journals for publishing biophysics research?

Some highly ranked journals for biophysics research include Biophysical Journal, Physical Review E, Journal of Chemical Physics, and Biopolymers. However, the best journal for your specific research may vary depending on your specific topic and area of focus.

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5. How important is open access in biophysics research publishing?

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