Earlier this month, Apple announced the productivity suite iWork 08 for Macintosh users. iWork 08 includes Numbers, a new spreadsheet application and updated versions of the presentation and word processing applications Keynote and Pages. iWork runs natively (i.e. faster) on Intel Macs and can export to the Microsoft Office 2007 format (read my blog post about problems with this format for scientific publishing).
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://front-matter.io/mfenner/iwork-08-ready-for-scientists