News 21 November 2006

Michael Marmot forecasts the future

In a world where non-infectious diseases are the major disease burden, the key to understanding and improving health is in the mind says the director of the International Institute for Society and Health at University College London

News 21 November 2006

Bruno Latour forecasts the future

In 50 years, social scientists will be able to visualise the connections between human organisations and technological objects says the sociology of science professor

News 21 November 2006

Roger Gosden forecasts the future

Technology has the potential to conquer infertility, birth defects and genetic disease says the director of research in reproductive biology at the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill-Cornell Medical College in New York City

News 21 November 2006

Fred Gage forecasts the future

Within 50 years, neuroscientists will have developed a non-invasive device that measures brain activity in real time, in free-living humans, says the Salk Institute professor

News 16 November 2006

Bill Joy forecasts the future

The most significant breakthrough would be to have an inexhaustible source of safe, green energy that is substantially cheaper than any existing energy source