Trends Issue 096 - April 2011

The SETI Delusion

Every year or two, there seems be some discovery announced that lets the mainstream media breathlessly speculate ...

The SETI Delusion
published on: Apr 6, 2011

Micro-Electromechanical Systems Becom...

The Trends editors have been tracking the evolution of MEMS technology for nearly two decades.  In that time, these...

Micro-Electromechanical Systems Become Mainstream
published on: Apr 6, 2011

Engineered Cells Changing Our Lives

While creating new species using “synthetic biology” is a lot more glamorous, the big biotech payoff, in the...

Engineered Cells Changing Our Lives
published on: Apr 6, 2011

The Coming Revolution in Medical Busi...

The rate of growth in medical costs is unsustainable. The obvious solutions that are on the table, like letting...

The Coming Revolution in Medical Business Models
published on: Apr 6, 2011

Augment Your Reality

We’re in the midst of an explosion of new interfaces driven largely by the demands of the “connected...

Augment Your Reality
published on: Apr 6, 2011

The Connected Generation Comes of Age

In countries around the world, the work force, consumer markets, and political direction are increasingly being driven...

The Connected Generation Comes of Age
published on: Apr 5, 2011