Forget the nutrition facts label, the ingredients list and the say-so of experts: A new study finds that shoppers think a food is healthy only when it costs them more.
Tagged healthy food, heuristic, Journal of Consumer research
We live in an unprecedented time where our economy seems to take the center stage of in our lives. Unfortunately our economy is constructed in a way that is simply incompatible with our ecology. You could…
Tagged carbon sequestration, ecology, externalities
We’re in the midst of a life sciences revolution. The natural world, including our own bodies, is becoming malleable in a completely unprecedented way.
Tagged bio-printing, DNA
Pfizer stock was riding high in June 2015, up 128 percent in five years, making it the second-most valuable American drug maker. Nine out of 10 Wall Street research analysts recommended that investors…
Tagged environment, ESG, MSCI
The trend towards increasing personalization of food is the result of the convergence of many scientific and technological advances and a growing demand from consumers for customized products and services,…
Tagged foodtech, genetics, marketing
What do young people think of technology, economics and the role of business in the modern world? One recent global survey offers us a good idea.
Tagged future, Millenials
If the next president intends to improve American infrastructure and expand economic opportunities, there’s no better place to start than with the millions of people who still lack broadband access and…
Tagged ADSL, Digital economy
Physics simulations and AI combine to give pollution forecasts to city dwellers in Beijing and beyond.
Tagged Beijing, IBM, Microsoft, pollution
Since the dawn of civilisation, settlements and their growth have directly related to the natural world and its resources. Furthermore designing with nature has been well documented since the work of Ian…
Tagged cities, Ecosystem, restoration, Rewilding
If we believe its most fervent advocates, the blockchain is a revolutionary tool that could change our lives dramatically, just as printing and the Internet did in the past. It has the immediate potential…
Tagged blockchain, food industry, foodtech