• Question: Which scientific discoveries, in your opinion, have been the hugest and most significant over the past 10 years?

    Asked by FreyaScott to Anna, Hayley, Iain, Rebecca, Sascha on 25 Jun 2015.
    • Photo: Iain Bethune

      Iain Bethune answered on 25 Jun 2015:

      It’s not in the last 10 years, but 14 years ago the human genome was first fully sequenced. I think this has already had massive impacts in how we understand how our bodies work, and will be the key to solving many of the major diseases that afflict us today.