Volume 565 Issue 7737


Nature at 150 p.5

In the 150 years since the first issue was published, Nature has evolved alongside the research community it serves. We hope to continue to grow in the years to come.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-07844-6


News Features

News & Views

Enzymes engineered to trap reaction intermediates p.28

Many enzymatic processes involve a mechanism in which reaction intermediates are covalently attached to the enzyme’s active site. A strategy has been devised that enables mimics of these intermediates to be visualized.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-07569-6

All for one and one for all to fight flu p.29

Antibodies have been engineered to recognize diverse strains of influenza, including both the A and B types of virus that cause human epidemics. Are we moving closer to achieving ‘universal’ protection against all flu strains?

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-07654-w

Topological properties controlled by light p.32

In materials called Weyl semimetals, electrons form structures that have distinct topological properties. The discovery of an ultrafast switch between two of these structures could have many practical applications.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-07851-7