Science

The Snowball of Speciation

October 4, 2010

Among evolution’s best tricks is the act of turning one species into two. Speciation, the foundation of a new species from an accumulation of small changes in an old one, has given birth to the incredible diversity of life on our planet. But [Read more]

Biomedicine’s Next Top Model

July 23, 2010

There are many today who argue that the future of medicine is in data mining. Massive computational efforts are underway to collect mountains of data from multiple sources – genomic sequencing, clinical trial results, laboratory experiments [Read more]