BioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. This new resource is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Lab, a not-for-profit research and educational institution. By posting preprints on bioRxiv, authors are able to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community. Articles are not peer-reviewed or edited before being posted online. However, all articles undergo a basic content screening process.
BioRxiv accepts preprints of articles covering all aspects of research in the life sciences but does not accept clinical studies or clinical trials. Scope includes: