Worlds Underwater | Matthew Silver
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Worlds Underwater | Matthew Silver

The world’s freshwater is increasingly scarce and increasingly polluted. What can be done? Many challenges…

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Healthy Eating: From Personal Responsibility to Politics | Marion Nestle
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Healthy Eating: From Personal Responsibility to Politics | Marion Nestle

Food systems are at the root of some of the world’s biggest challenges, from malnourishment…

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Curing Alzheimer’s: The Research Imperative | Richard J. Hodes
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Curing Alzheimer’s: The Research Imperative | Richard J. Hodes

If you live to 85, you currently have about a one-in-two chance of developing Alzheimer’s…

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Beyond the Anthropocene | Tomás Saraceno
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Beyond the Anthropocene | Tomás Saraceno

Could jet-powered aeroplanes one day be replaced by completely emissions-free journeys on air-filled floating sculptures,…

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Beyond the Anthropocene | Johan Rockström
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Beyond the Anthropocene | Johan Rockström

In just five decades, we have transitioned from being small world on a big planet…

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Revolutionizing the way we build via digital fabrication technologies | Benjamin Dillenburger
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Revolutionizing the way we build via digital fabrication technologies | Benjamin Dillenburger

Architects have so far used 3D printing mostly for making prototypes – but it could…

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Achieving the full potential of 3D and 4D printing through computational design | Kristina Shea
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Achieving the full potential of 3D and 4D printing through computational design | Kristina Shea

3D printers are becoming more and more capable – for example, we can now print…

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Analysing the limits of rational choice in political and cultural conflict | Scott Atran
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Analysing the limits of rational choice in political and cultural conflict | Scott Atran

What motivates young people to join violent extremist movements such as ISIS? Scott Atran, Professor…

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Interweaving ecology and architecture for integrated disaster management | Guy Nordenson
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Interweaving ecology and architecture for integrated disaster management | Guy Nordenson

How can coastal settlements be made more resilient to extreme weather? Guy Nordenson, Professor of…

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Tackling the data skills crunch with self-programming machines | Gerard Gorman
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Tackling the data skills crunch with self-programming machines | Gerard Gorman

With ever more data and computational power at our disposal, software is becoming more costly…

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