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Adjuvants: vaccines’ hidden helpers

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Anthony King examines a crucial part of vaccines that can significantly boost their performance, but which often go unrecognised

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Catching the polluters

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Measurement techniques can pinpoint emitters like unroadworthy trucks and broken gas pipes, finds Andy Extance, but are not yet widespread

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The search for cancer vaccines

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Claire Jarvis looks at ongoing work to prevent the disease – and convince a sceptical community of their seriousness

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Recycling clothing the chemical way

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Nina Notman explores how chemistry is poised to close the loop in clothing recycling

Recycling clothing the chemical way

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Nina Notman explores how chemistry is poised to close the loop in clothing recycling

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  • The chemistry of a curry

  • The lithium pioneers

  • A persistent perfluorinated problem

  • The forgotten female crystallographer who discovered C–H⋯O bonds

  • Primo Levi and the other periodic table

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The chemistry of a curry

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Can chemistry help Nina Notman make a better curry?

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Borrowing scientific theories

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Can re-purposed science help us understand more than the physical world? Rachel Brazil talks to the scientists trying to play swap