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February 2016


Flu vaccination

One-shot flu vaccine

Maria Burke, April 2016

Researchers say they are one step closer to creating a one-shot influenza vaccine that would give life-long immunity against the virus. Previous research had shown that certain types of T-cells, white blood cells essential in the immune response to flu, can give some people immunity to influenza A viruses - one of three types of flu virus – but how they do this remains unclear.


Honey bee

Bee happy bee healthy

Kathryn Roberts and Neil Eisberg, April 2016
One third of global food production relies on pollinators to some degree, while 80% of flowering crops are pollinated by honey bees and other insects, according to the US Honey Bee Health Coalition.


Water, water everywhereApril 26, 2016


Environmental lessons

Michael Gross, April 2016
Earth cover
In the summer of 1972, oil was still flowing freely from the Middle East; the first oil shock came a year later. Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi reigned in Iran, General Francisco Franco ruled Spain and US president Richard Nixon made history by visiting China in February 1972


Movers and shakers

April 2016
Biotech company ASLAN Pharmaceuticals has appointed David Lane to chair its new scientific advisory board.


Taking a new look

Neil Eisberg, April 2016
Welcome to the new-look C&I! It has been a little time in the planning but the C&I team hopes you like the fresh new design!  One thing that has been a lot longer in the planning is the revival of the UK’s nuclear programme.



Kevin Burgess, April 2016
A research team from Nankai, in Tianjin, China, headed by Ju, describe the exceptional properties of theranostic nanoparticles made from aza-BODIPY (1) (Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 5969).


Climate changes

Stan Higgins, January 0001
Kevin Anderson, deputy director, University of Manchester’s Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, recently suggested that mainstream climate change predictions understate the challenges because scientists ‘have not been prepared to accept the revolutionary implications of our own findings