Trends Issue 058 - February 2008

Recycling the Petrodollar Tsunami

As discussed in prior issues, oil prices have risen dramatically in recent years as real demand growth has...

Recycling the Petrodollar Tsunami
published on: Apr 7, 2011

The Future of Marriage in America

Since the beginning, marriage has been civilization’s central social institution. However, its role in society...

The Future of Marriage in America
published on: Feb 15, 2008

Good Bacteria Goes Mainstream

For centuries, microorganisms have played an important role in the production of products ranging from yogurt to...

Good Bacteria Goes Mainstream
published on: Feb 15, 2008

The New Automotive Paradigm

In many ways, the automobile has not advanced much since the days of Henry Ford. But now, breakthroughs in...

The New Automotive Paradigm
published on: Feb 15, 2008

Manufacturing Nanotech Wonders

More than 20 years ago, when the Trends editors began to follow the work of nanotech visionaries like Eric...

Manufacturing Nanotech Wonders
published on: Feb 15, 2008

The End of Cheap Food?

For 31 years, starting in 1974, food prices steadily fell. Then, abruptly, over the past two years, food prices...

The End of Cheap Food?
published on: Feb 15, 2008

China's Future Labor Market

Today, agribusiness relies heavily on low-skilled immigrant labor. In some regions, and for some crops, more than...

China
published on: Feb 15, 2008