DNA sequencing

Big Data

Scientists need to ask the right questions to make the most of the Big Data revolution, writes Malte Ebach.


When and where did humans split from the apes to become a separate branch of bipeds, asks Darren Curnoe.

Genetic testing

The rapid reduction in cost of DNA sequencing has made this one-time fantastical idea an emerging reality, but there are many reasons to be cautious, write Caroline Ford and Orin Chisholm.