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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 at the end of the month.

Animal behaviour

Animal behaviour
Circatidal activity rhythm in the mangrove cricket Apteronemobius asahinai
Published:26 February 2008Page(s): 233-236

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0036

Animal behaviour
Visual signals of status and rival assessment in Polistes dominulus paper wasps
Published:10 March 2008Page(s): 237-239

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0048

Animal behaviour
Local song elements indicate local genotypes and predict physiological condition in song sparrows Melospiza melodia
Published:10 March 2008Page(s): 240-242

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0010

Animal behaviour
Object carrying as socio-sexual display in an aquatic mammal
Published:25 March 2008Page(s): 243-245

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0067

Animal behaviour
A fruit in the hand or two in the bush? Divergent risk preferences in chimpanzees and bonobos
Published:25 March 2008Page(s): 246-249

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0081

Animal behaviour
Does habituation to humans influence predator discrimination in Gunther's dik-diks (Madoqua guentheri)?
Published:01 April 2008Page(s): 250-252

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0078

Animal behaviour
Golden hamsters are nocturnal in captivity but diurnal in nature
Published:08 April 2008Page(s): 253-255

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0066

Community ecology

Community ecology
Is breeding of farmland wading birds depressed by a combination of predator abundance and grazing?
Published:01 April 2008Page(s): 256-258

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0012

Evolutionary biology

Evolutionary biology
Nocturnal activity positively correlated with auditory sensitivity in noctuoid moths
Published:04 March 2008Page(s): 262-265

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2007.0617

Evolutionary biology
Female sperm limitation in natural populations of a sexual/asexual mating complex (Poecilia latipinna, Poecilia formosa)
Published:04 March 2008Page(s): 266-269

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0019

Evolutionary biology
Variance-based selection may explain general mating patterns in social insects
Published:25 March 2008Page(s): 270-273

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0065

Evolutionary biology
Prehistorical climate change increased diversification of a group of butterflies
Published:25 March 2008Page(s): 274-278

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0062

Palaeontology

Palaeontology
Developmental growth patterns of the filter-feeder pterosaur, Pterodaustro guiñazui
Published:28 February 2008Page(s): 282-285

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0004

Palaeontology
A new, nearly complete stem turtle from the Jurassic of South America with implications for turtle evolution
Published:10 March 2008Page(s): 286-289

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0022

Palaeontology
Specialized shell-breaking crab claws in Cretaceous seas
Published:10 March 2008Page(s): 290-293

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0031

Physiology

Physiology
Temperature until the ‘eyed stage’ of embryogenesis programmes the growth trajectory and muscle phenotype of adult Atlantic salmon
Published:18 March 2008Page(s): 294-298

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2007.0620

Physiology
Bees get a head start on honey production
Published:25 March 2008Page(s): 299-301

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0034

Physiology
Scaling of xylem vessels and veins within the leaves of oak species
Published:11 April 2008Page(s): 302-306

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0094

Population ecology

Population ecology
Should hunting mortality mimic the patterns of natural mortality?
Published:21 February 2008Page(s): 307-310

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0027

Population ecology
The effect of social facilitation on foraging success in vultures: a modelling study
Published:25 March 2008Page(s): 311-313

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0038

Population ecology
Long-term persistence of GM oilseed rape in the seedbank
Published:01 April 2008Page(s): 314-317

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0123