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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.

Biology (whole organism)

Research article
Atypical residency of short-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) to a shallow, urbanized embayment in south-eastern Australia
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160478

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160478

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The secret life of ground squirrels: accelerometry reveals sex-dependent plasticity in above-ground activity
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160404

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160404

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Cytoskeletal architecture and its evolutionary significance in amoeboid eukaryotes and their mode of locomotion
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160283

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160283

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Differential phenotypic and genetic expression of defence compounds in a plant–herbivore interaction along elevation
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160226

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160226

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Transition from one- to two-dimensional development facilitates maintenance of multicellularity
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160554

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160554

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Seabird diving behaviour reveals the functional significance of shelf-sea fronts as foraging hotspots
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160317

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160317

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Acidification and γ-aminobutyric acid independently alter kairomone-induced behaviour
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160311

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160311

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Offspring sex preferences among patrilineal and matrilineal Mosuo in Southwest China revealed by differences in parity progression
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160526

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160526

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Stretching the truth: length data highlight falsification of Japanese sperm whale catch statistics in the Southern Hemisphere
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160506

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160506

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Colour vision and background adaptation in a passerine bird, the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160383

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160383

Research article
Temporal regularity increases with repertoire complexity in the Australian pied butcherbird's song
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160357

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160357

Research article
A novel MC1R allele for black coat colour reveals the Polynesian ancestry and hybridization patterns of Hawaiian feral pigs
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160304

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160304

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Prevalence rates of health and welfare conditions in broiler chickens change with weather in a temperate climate
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160197

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160197

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Patterns and biases in climate change research on amphibians and reptiles: a systematic review
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160158

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160158

Cellular and molecular biology

Research article
Importance of metabolic rate to the relationship between the number of genes in a functional category and body size in Peto's paradox for cancer
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160267

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160267

Chemistry

Published in collaboration with the Royal Society of Chemistry

Research article
Silver-catalysed azide–alkyne cycloaddition (AgAAC): assessing the mechanism by density functional theory calculations
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160090

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160090

Earth science

Research article
Geochemistry, faunal composition and trophic structure in reducing sediments on the southwest South Georgia margin
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160284

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160284

Research article
Fossil clam shells reveal unintended carbon cycling consequences of Colorado River management
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160170

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160170

Research article
The first iguanian lizard from the Mesozoic of Africa
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160462

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160462

Engineering

Research article
Packing and deploying Soft Origami to and from cylindrical volumes with application to automotive airbags
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160429

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160429

Research article
Energy-based constitutive modelling of local material properties of canine aortas
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160365

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160365

Research article
Sustainable self-healing at ultra-low temperatures in structural composites incorporating hollow vessels and heating elements
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160488

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160488

Addendum
A new proof of the generalized Hamiltonian–Real calculus
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160211

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160211

Mathematics

Research article
A modified predator–prey model for the interaction of police and gangs
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160083

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160083

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A hybrid continuous-discrete method for stochastic reaction–diffusion processes
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160485

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160485

Research article
A computational study of cancer hyperthermia based on vascular magnetic nanoconstructs
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160287

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160287

Psychology and cognitive neuroscience

Research article
Enhancing endorsement of scientific inquiry increases support for pro-environment policies
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160360

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160360

Research article
Colour thresholds in a coral reef fish
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160399

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160399

Research article
The natural selection of bad science
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160384

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160384

Research article
Emotional arousal when watching drama increases pain threshold and social bonding
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160288

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160288

Research article
Monocular blur alters the tuning characteristics of stereopsis for spatial frequency and size
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160273

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160273

Research article
US line-ups outperform UK line-ups
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160300

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160300

Research article
Social learning solves the problem of narrow-peaked search landscapes: experimental evidence in humans
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160215

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160215

Physics

Research article
Mathematical toy model inspired by the problem of the adaptive origins of the sexual orientation continuum
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160403

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160403

Research article
Nuclear conversion theory: molecular hydrogen in non-magnetic insulators
Published:01 September 2016Article ID:160042

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160042