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  • 10 February 2012

    Innovation management by global health entrepreneurs

    For diseases like TB, logistical and societal factors may be larger barriers to treatment than either drug innovation or affordability. Julia Fan Li outlined the role that entrepreneurship can have in helping to overcome these challenges.
  • 7 February 2012

    The Intelligence Stairway - why the future might not need us

    Overly intelligent computers and robots could cause an ecological catastrophe marking the end of human existence. Not the plot of a science fiction film, but the warning delivered by Jaan Tallinn about the dangers of unmitigated technological advances in Artifial Intelligence, in the first CSaP Distinguished Lecture of 2012.
  • 3 February 2012

    Monitoring volcanic gas emissions: From innovation to operational application

    The recent Icelandic eruptions have catapulted volcanologists to the forefront of policymaking. What can be done to predict these devastating eruptions? And how do we sensibly manage the risks?