Sequencing data: A genomic network to monitor Earth

Journalists have for years manufactured baseless controversy over the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. The latest example is Eugenie Samuel Reich's report 'Fresh dispute about MMR 'fraud'' (Nature 479, 157–158; 2011). Truly a classic of the genre. You rely on one David Lewis, a retired environmental microbiologist who claims to refute findings of… (More)