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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.

Biochemistry and biophysics

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Construction of a junction DNA nanostructure and modulation of the junction switching to quadruplexes
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171337

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Three-dimensional Co3O4@MWNTs nanocomposite with enhanced electrochemical performance for nonenzymatic glucose biosensors and biofuel cells
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:170991

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Bacterial bioluminescence onset and quenching: a dynamical model for a quorum sensing-mediated property
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:171586

Biology (whole organism)

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Triggerfish uses chromaticity and lightness for object segregation
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171440

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Ecological and evolutionary significance of a lack of capacity for extended developmental arrest in crocodilian eggs
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171439

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The muscle development transcriptome landscape of ovariectomized goat
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171415

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Heart rate reveals torpor at high body temperatures in lowland tropical free-tailed bats
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171359

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Tongues on the EDGE: language preservation priorities based on threat and lexical distinctiveness
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:171218

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Smoking status and attractiveness among exemplar and prototypical identical twins discordant for smoking
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:161076

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Beaked whales demonstrate a marked acoustic response to the use of shipboard echosounders
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:170940

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Atypical experiences of captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) are associated with higher hair cortisol concentrations as adults
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:170932

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Genotype-specific relationships among phosphorus use, growth and abundance in Daphnia pulicaria
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:170770

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Hovering in the heat: effects of environmental temperature on heat regulation in foraging hummingbirds
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171056

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The genus Gennadas (Benthesicymidae: Decapoda): morphology of copulatory characters, phylogeny and coevolution of genital structures
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171288

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13C and 15N assimilation and organic matter translocation by the endolithic community in the massive coral Porites lutea
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171201

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Neutral genetic variation in adult Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) affects brain-to-body trade-off and brain laterality
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170989

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Characterization of puma–livestock conflicts in rangelands of central Argentina
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170852

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Anxiety-like behaviour increases safety from fish predation in an amphipod crustacea
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171558

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Distribution, composition and functions of gelatinous tissues in deep-sea fishes
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171063

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Seasonality and pathogen transmission in pastoral cattle contact networks
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170808

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Considering behaviour to ensure the success of a disease control strategy
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170721

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Acoustic monitoring of coastal dolphins and their response to naval mine neutralization exercises
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170558

Cellular and molecular biology

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Lineage-independent retrotransposition of UTP14 associated with male fertility has occurred multiple times throughout mammalian evolution
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171049


Published in collaboration with the Royal Society of Chemistry

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Effect of reaction solvent on hydroxyapatite synthesis in sol–gel process
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171098

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From two-dimensional graphene oxide to three-dimensional honeycomb-like Ni3S2@graphene oxide composite: insight into structure and electrocatalytic properties
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171409

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Synthesis and luminescent properties of uniform monodisperse LuPO4:Eu3+/Tb3+ hollow microspheres
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171451

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TiO2 nanowire-templated hierarchical nanowire network as water-repelling coating
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171431

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Enhancing the efficiency of planar heterojunction perovskite solar cells via interfacial engineering with 3-aminopropyl trimethoxy silane hydrolysate
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:170980

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Synthesis of hydrophilic and hydrophobic carbon quantum dots from waste of wine fermentation
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:170900

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Effect of polyamide 6 on the morphology and electrical conductivity of carbon black-filled polypropylene composites
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:170769

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An electronic device based on gold nanoparticles and tetraruthenated porphyrin as an electrochemical sensor for catechol
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:170675

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Adsorption and photocatalysis for methyl orange and Cd removal from wastewater using TiO2/sewage sludge-based activated carbon nanocomposites
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:170834

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Preparation of new diatomite–chitosan composite materials and their adsorption properties and mechanism of Hg(II)
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:170829

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Synthesis and hydrogenation application of Pt–Pd bimetallic nanocatalysts stabilized by macrocycle-modified dendrimer
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:171414

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New composite thixotropic hydrogel composed of a polymer hydrogelator and a nanosheet
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:171117

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Semisynthesis and insecticidal activity of some novel fraxinellone-based thioethers containing 1,3,4-oxadiazole moiety
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:171053

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Dispersing hydrophobic natural colourant β-carotene in shellac particles for enhanced stability and tunable colour
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:170919

Review article
Quantifying intermolecular interactions of ionic liquids using cohesive energy densities
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171223

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Manganese molybdate nanoflakes on silicon microchannel plates as novel nano energetic material
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171229

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Investigating the geometrical preferences of a flexible benzimidazolone-based linker in the synthesis of coordination polymers
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171064

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The adsorption features between insecticidal crystal protein and nano-Mg(OH)2
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170883

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Complex interplay of interatomic bonding in a multi-component pyrophosphate crystal: K2Mg (H2P2O7)2·2H2O
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170982

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Theoretical, thermodynamic and electrochemical analysis of biotin drug as an impending corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in 15% hydrochloric acid
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170933

Earth science

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Deepest and hottest hydrothermal activity in the Okinawa Trough: the Yokosuka site at Yaeyama Knoll
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171570


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Investigation on an ammonia supply system for flue gas denitrification of low-speed marine diesel
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171469

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Hydrothermally synthesized PZT film grown in highly concentrated KOH solution with large electromechanical coupling coefficient for resonator
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171363

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Microwave-assisted direct synthesis of butene from high-selectivity methane
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:171367

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Energy recovery from tubular microbial electrolysis cell with stainless steel mesh as cathode
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:170967

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A brittle star-like robot capable of immediately adapting to unexpected physical damage
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:171200

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Ferrofluid lubrication of circular squeeze film bearings controlled by variable magnetic field with rotations of the discs, porosity and slip velocity
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:170254

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Numerical simulations of targeted delivery of magnetic drug aerosols in the human upper and central respiratory system: a validation study
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170873

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Quantifying team cooperation through intrinsic multi-scale measures: respiratory and cardiac synchronization in choir singers and surgical teams
Published:06 November 2017Article ID:170853


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Spatial utilization predicts animal social contact networks are not scale-free
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:171209

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The reproducibility of research and the misinterpretation of p-values
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171085

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Kidnapping model: an extension of Selten's game
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:171484


Research article
Multiple scaling behaviour and nonlinear traits in music scores
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:171282

Research article
Transition from fractional to classical Stokes–Einstein behaviour in simple fluids
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:170507

Psychology and cognitive neuroscience

Registered report
Radical framing effects in the ultimatum game: the impact of explicit culturally transmitted frames on economic decision-making
Published:20 December 2017Article ID:170543

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Cognitive bias modification for facial interpretation: a randomized controlled trial of transfer to self-report and cognitive measures in a healthy sample
Published:13 December 2017Article ID:170681

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Evidence for a sex effect during overimitation: boys copy irrelevant modelled actions more than girls across cultures
Published:06 December 2017Article ID:170367

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