August/September 2007

Scientific Computing World cover

DATA ANALYSIS

Sploshing about in ponds, and other stories

Felix Grant reports on how electronic equipment and scientific processes have modernised fieldwork

COMPANY PROFILE

In profile: ISC

PROFILE

Breakthroughs in systems biology

Linda Petzold, professor at the University of California and member of the US National Academy of Engineering

EPIDEMIOLOGY

Academics tackle epidemics

David Robson on how modelling software is having an impact on monitoring the spread of global diseases

DATA ACQUISITION

The DNA deluge

Clare Sansom on how next-generation sequencing methods are creating challenges in the field of bioinformatics