Nature  Volume 550 Number 7677 pp429-554  26 October 2017

Volume 550 Number 7677 pp429-554  26 October 2017

Data science can improve aid distribution
Online platforms can help to steer emergency response and ensure money is well spent.

The Human Cell Atlas: from vision to reality
As an ambitious project to map all the cells in the human body gets officially under way, Aviv Regev, Sarah Teichmann and colleagues outline some key challenges.

The prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum in sub-Saharan Africa since 1900
Robert W. Snow, Benn Sartorius, David Kyalo, Joseph Maina, Punam Amratia+ et al.
Spatial and temporal modelling of a large dataset of Plasmodium falciparum prevalence rates reveals cycles and trends of malaria transmission in sub-Saharan Africa over a 115 year period.