Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
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New articles are published weekly in the latest journal issue, at the top of their section of the Table of Contents. The latest issue closes every two weeks.

Evidence synthesis

Evidence synthesis
A restatement of the natural science evidence base concerning grassland management, grazing livestock and soil carbon storage
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20232669

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2669

Behaviour

Research articles
Anti-predator defences are linked with high levels of genetic differentiation in frogs
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20232292

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2292

Research articles
Spider dung beetles: coordinated cooperative transport without a predefined destination
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20232621

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2621

Research articles
Who innovates? Abundance of novel and familiar food changes which animals are most persistent
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20231936

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.1936

Research articles
Seeking temporal refugia to heat stress: increasing nocturnal activity despite predation risk
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20231587

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.1587

Development and physiology

Research articles
Oxygen extraction efficiency of the tidally-ventilated rectal gills of dragonfly nymphs
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20231699

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.1699

Research articles
Investigating trade-offs between ovary activation and immune protein expression in bumble bee (Bombus impatiens) workers and queens
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20232463

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2463

Ecology

Research articles
Rare edges and abundant cores: range-wide variation in abundance in North American birds
Published:31 January 2024Article ID:20231760

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.1760

Research articles
Mosquito thermal tolerance is remarkably constrained across a large climatic range
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20232457

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2457

Research articles
Spatial variation in avian bill size is associated with temperature extremes in a major radiation of Australian passerines
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20232480

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2480

Research articles
Cranes soar on thermal updrafts behind cold fronts as they migrate across the sea
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20231243

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.1243

Research articles
Extreme heat reduces host and parasite performance in a butterfly–parasite interaction
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20232305

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2305

Research articles
Anisotropic interaction and motion states of locusts in a hopper band
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20232121

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2121

Evolution

Research articles
Quantitative functional imaging of the pigeon brain: implications for the evolution of avian powered flight
Published:31 January 2024Article ID:20232172

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2172

Research articles
Rapid divergent evolution of internal female genitalia and the coevolution of male genital morphology revealed by micro-computed tomography
Published:31 January 2024Article ID:20232883

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2883

Research articles
Musculoskeletal morphogenesis supports the convergent evolution of bat laryngeal echolocation
Published:31 January 2024Article ID:20232196

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2196

Research articles
The causes of species richness patterns among clades
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20232436

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2436

Research articles
A reformulation of Fisher's runaway identifies the heritability of mate choices as a key parameter and highlights limitations of the hypothesis
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20232366

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2366

Research articles
The origins and diversification of Holarctic brown bear populations inferred from genomes of past and present populations
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20232411

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2411

Research articles
My host’s enemy is my enemy: plasmids carrying CRISPR-Cas as a defence against phages
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20232449

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2449

Research articles
The role of recombination dynamics in shaping signatures of direct and indirect selection across the Ficedula flycatcher genome
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20232382

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2382

Genetics and genomics

Research articles
Highly resolved genome assembly and comparative transcriptome profiling reveal genes related to developmental stages of tapeworm Ligula intestinalis
Published:31 January 2024Article ID:20232563

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2563

Global change and conservation

Research articles
Ecological generalism and physiology mediate fish biogeographic ranges under ocean warming
Published:31 January 2024Article ID:20232206

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2206

Research articles
Environmental drivers of Arctic communities based on metabarcoding of marine sediment eDNA
Published:24 January 2024Article ID:20231614

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.1614

Research articles
Cold adaptation does not handicap warm tolerance in the most abundant Arctic seabird
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20231887

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.1887

Research articles
Cool-edge populations of the kelp Ecklonia radiata under global ocean change scenarios: strong sensitivity to ocean warming but little effect of ocean acidification
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20232253

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2253

Neuroscience and cognition

Research articles
Active self-touch restores bodily proprioceptive spatial awareness following disruption by ‘rubber hand illusion'
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20231753

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.1753

Research articles
Females smell differently: characteristics and significance of the most common olfactory sensilla of female silkmoths
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20232578

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2578

Palaeobiology

Research articles
The coevolution of rostral keratin and tooth distribution in dinosaurs
Published:17 January 2024Article ID:20231713

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.1713

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