Trends Issue 153 - January 2016

Let the (Anti-Aging) Trials Begin

The Trends editors have been focused on aging and its implications for technology, demography, and human behavior...

Let the (Anti-Aging) Trials Begin
published on: Jan 23, 2016

The Big Opportunities and Challenges of...

Governments, venture capitalists, and managers are finally being forced to wrestle with the enormous social, economic,...

The Big Opportunities and Challenges of Synthetic Biology
published on: Jan 23, 2016

America’s Trillion-Dollar Healthcare Waste...

The best available estimates indicate that roughly 35 percent of the resources consumed by the $2.9 trillion U.S....

America’s Trillion-Dollar Healthcare Waste Reduction Opportunity
published on: Jan 23, 2016

A Tidal Wave of Chinese Cash Is Hitting the...

Billions of dollars in Chinese investments are flowing into the U.S. to purchase property. This is affecting...

A Tidal Wave of Chinese Cash Is Hitting the U.S. Real Estate Market
published on: Jan 23, 2016

The Return of Vertical Integration

In recent decades, the trend has been toward vertical disintegration: Instead of trying to control all of the upstream...

The Return of Vertical Integration
published on: Jan 23, 2016

The Climate-Industrial Complex Enters a New Era

Low energy prices, a lack of technological game-changers, and a shift in the political climate are about to put the...

The Climate-Industrial Complex Enters a New Era
published on: Jan 23, 2016