Creating Thriving Cities
What makes a city livable?
Cities are home to a growing majority of the global population. How they are designed and managed is key not only to the quality of human life, but also to our ability to thrive in the future.
The Future of Work
The pandemic has upended our work routines. Advancing technology is propelling us into an unknown future. And powerful social movements are tearing down barriers to equality. There’s only one thing we can reliably predict in the future world of work, and that’s change.
Frontiers of Medicine
A Picture of Health
From revolutionary gene-editing techniques to heart valves for kids made from synthetic materials that can last a lifetime, rapidly evolving technologies are leading us into a new era of medical science.
With today’s polarized politics, people may not agree on the terminology – immigrants? refugees? invaders? – but there’s little doubt that migration is reshaping the world.
One million plant and animal species are at risk of extinction. For the sake of future generations, how can we conserve Earth’s biodiversity?
A few decades ago, reaching the Moon must have seemed like an impossible dream. Today, we’re setting our sights on Mars and the tantalizing notion of habitable planets beyond our solar system.