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THE END OF THE WORLD IN "SIB IR"
In the natural world, we meddle with the balances and inter-linking chains of physical and chemical life forces at our peril. For some time now, clarion calls about the potential consequences of global warming could hardly have escaped anyone's attention. Our Science and Business correspondent peers into the fearsomely cold Siberian landmass and ponders Apocalypse by Methane.
THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION:
IS IT HERE?
This year is the quincentenary of Sir Thomas More's book about a near perfect society, which ha chose to cal "Utopia". More's world and we have come a long way since 1516, but one recurring dream for Mankind is the hope that through technological change, our lives will be fundamentally transformed into ideal world where drudgery, chores, and tedious work will be banished.
IS 2ND INTERNET BUBBLE GOING TO BURST?
...“When the market turns, and it will turn, we will find out who has been swimming without trunks on - many high burn rate companies will vaporise” predicts Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Netscape, and co-founder and general partner of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Business & Innovation
YAK FIBRE - THE NEW GOLDEN FLEECE
For thousands of years, the yak has been an indelible feature of life in northern Mongolia. It has allowed the tribes of Khangai mountains, to create warm clothing to protect against the harsh cold of winter. Drawing from the ancient traditions of the Khanghai tribes of Mongolia comes a new and unashamedly modern collection.
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY
The challenges presented to us all, good and bad, by the development of Crispr/CAS9 technology, are staggering. Here our editor takes stock of the status quo and ponders the possible future.
BELLY FAT IS THE KILLER
Dr.Michael McNamara is a pioneering radiologist and doctor to royalty, Hollywood celebrities, pop stars and leading politicians, from his base in Monte Carlo in the exclusive enclave of Monaco. He is on the verge of launching a global practice online. He offers his doctor's advice here exclusively to BRIC+ readers and it could quite literally extend your life. Dr. McNamara's advice is no-nonsense but can you afford to ignore it?
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