Wired World in 2013

Photo cour­tesy of Wired UK.

A spe­cial year-​​end edi­tion of Wired UK includes a prospec­tive on the state of sci­ence in 2013, fea­turing the cutting-​​edge work of 25 researchers from across the globe. Three of them are North­eastern orig­i­nals: Col­lege of Sci­ence pro­fes­sors Mike Pol­lastri and Bill Han­cock and Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Inter­na­tional Busi­ness and Strategy and Director of the Center for Emerging Mar­kets, Ravi Rama­murti. You can down­load PDFs of the sto­ries below or pur­chase the whole issue at your local news­stand or online here.

 

 

 

The Human Pro­teome: After years of research it seems that map­ping the human genome is only the start of the journey. The secret to our true bio­log­ical selves lies in our pro­teins. Read more.

Open Source Cures for Trop­ical Dis­eases: Com­bining open data with drugs “orphaned” by big pharma will help iden­tify new treat­ments. Read more.

Trickle-​​Up Inno­va­tion: The west has long been seen as the source of fresh thinking. But in 2013, this posi­tion will flip as the devel­oping world teaches best prac­tice and ‘reverse inno­va­tion’ to the rest of us. Read More.