Biomedical & life sciences

Our lives – and livelihoods – depend on the plants, animals, and microbes of this planet. The current extent and pace of environmental change however, threatens our very way of being.

At this point, our only hope is decisive action – a movement that must be informed by research in disciplines dealing directly with life. Biomedicine and Life Sciences provides just that. With applications in areas such as medicine, agriculture, and biotechnology, this eBook collection covers research fields that are essential to maintaining and improving the quality of life on Earth. Bringing together up-to-date resources from trusted authors working around the world on topics as diverse as patterns of infectious transmission to processes responsible for the loss of biodiversity.

664 titles in the collection

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The Biomedical & Life Sciences eBook collection offers a rich mix of book types for all user groups: students, faculty, researchers, and professionals. Making it an unparalleled resource to excel research and learning. All books are available without DRM, making them accessible simultaneously by an unlimited number of users.


  • Cancer Research 
  • Human Genetics 
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Human Physiology 
  • Immunology 
  • Microbiology & Virology 
  • Neuroscience 
  • Pharmaceutical sciences 
  • Pharmacology 
  • Toxicology

Life sciences:

  • Agriculture & Agronomy 
  • Animal & Veterinary Sciences 
  • Aquatic Sciences 
  • Behavioral Sciences 
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics 
  • Cell Biology 
  • Entomology
  • Evolutionary & Developmental Biology 
  • Food Science 
  • Forestry 
  • Genetics & Genomics 
  • Microbiology 
  • Plant Sciences 
  • Systems Biology

Sustainable Development Goals Programme

Springer Nature's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Programme aims to connect the researchers who are tackling the world’s toughest challenges with the practitioners in policy and business who desperately need those insights to achieve their goals in improving the world, by making our publishing activities more visible to our key communities through a variety of channels.

The Biomedical & Life Sciences eBook collection aligns with Sustainable Development Goals:

2 Zero Hunger

3 Good Health and Well Being

4 Quality Education 

7 Affordable and Clean Energy

8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

10 Reduced Inequalities

11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

13 Climate Action

14 Life below water

15 Life on land

16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions