Stress affects all forms of life and can often feel like a common presence for us. For this month's collection our editors have selected articles from Communications Biology that describe how life — from the cellular to the population level — reacts and adapts to stressors of different forms and in diverse systems.

About Communications Biology

Communications Biology is an open access journal from Nature Research publishing high-quality research, reviews and commentary in all areas of the biological sciences. Research papers published by the journal represent significant advances bringing new biological insight to a specialized area of research. We also aim to provide a community forum for issues of importance to all biologists, regardless of sub-discipline. Visit the journal website to learn more.

Cellular & Biophysical Stress

Populations & Environmental Stress