Proceedings. Biological sciences

(ISSN: 0962-8452)

Table of Contents

2021 - 288 (1943)

  • Correction to 'The phantom chorus: birdsong boosts human well-being in protected areas'. 
  • Maternally derived hormones, neurosteroids and the development of behaviour. 
  • A discordance of seasonally covarying cues uncovers misregulated phenotypes in the heterophyllous pitcher plant Cephalotus follicularis. 
  • Weapon performance drives weapon evolution. 
  • Bilateral amygdala damage linked to impaired ability to predict others' fear but preserved moral judgements about causing others fear. 
  • Enthalpy efficiency of the soleus muscle contributes to improvements in running economy. 
  • Biomechanical analyses of Cambrian euarthropod limbs reveal their effectiveness in mastication and durophagy. 
  • Coevolution of female fidelity and male help in populations with alternative reproductive tactics. 
  • Haltere and visual inputs sum linearly to predict wing (but not gaze) motor output in tethered flying Drosophila. 
  • Social groups with diverse personalities mitigate physiological stress in a songbird. 
  • Plasticity matches phenotype to local conditions despite genetic homogeneity across 13 snake populations. 
  • Aerial photogrammetry and tag-derived tissue density reveal patterns of lipid-store body condition of humpback whales on their feeding grounds. 
  • Ancient mitochondrial genomes from Chinese cave hyenas provide insights into the evolutionary history of the genus Crocuta. 
  • Beat gestures influence which speech sounds you hear. 
  • A biologist's guide to model selection and causal inference. 
  • Touch inhibits touch: sanshool-induced paradoxical tingling reveals perceptual interaction between somatosensory submodalities. 
  • Are palms a good model to explain primate colour vision diversification? A comment on Onstein et al. 2020. 
  • Trophic consequences of terrestrial eutrophication for a threatened ungulate. 
  • Poorly differentiated XX/XY sex chromosomes are widely shared across skink radiation. 
  • Aminopeptidase-N modulation assists lean mass anabolism during refuelling in the white-throated sparrow. 
  • Supplemented nutrition decreases helminth burden and increases drug efficacy in a natural host-helminth system. 
  • Understanding the relationship between fruit colour and primate vision requires multiple lines of evidence. A reply to Heymann & Fuzessy. 
  • Cretophengodidae, a new Cretaceous beetle family, sheds light on the evolution of bioluminescence. 
  • Introductory gestures before songbird vocal displays are shaped by learning and biological predispositions. 
  • Silence of the killers: discovery of male-killing suppression in a rearing strain of the small brown planthopper, Laodelphax striatellus. 
  • Trait-fitness associations do not predict within-species phenotypic evolution over 2 million years. 
  • Individual recognition is associated with holistic face processing in Polistes paper wasps in a species-specific way. 
  • Enemies mediate distance- and density-dependent mortality of tree seeds and seedlings: a meta-analysis of fungicide, insecticide and exclosure studies. 
  • The extensibility of the plantar fascia influences the windlass mechanism during human running. 
  • The effect of optic flow cues on honeybee flight control in wind. 
  • Extensive hybridization reveals multiple coloration genes underlying a complex plumage phenotype. 
  • Wing serial homologues and the diversification of insect outgrowths: insights from the pupae of scarab beetles. 
  • Ovotestes suggest cryptic genetic influence in a reptile model for temperature-dependent sex determination. 
  • Functional assessment of morphological homoplasy in stem-gnathostomes. 
  • Reconstructing cranial evolution in an extinct hominin. 
  • Self-clearance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection: implications for lifetime risk and population at-risk of tuberculosis disease. 
  • Evolution of honest reward signal in flowers. 

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