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Safeguarding water supply
Electricity from wood
Stronger waves in California
Heartbreak of champions
What's New on the Web
|The New Age of Terrorism:
The attacks of September 11 changed the future violently. The World Future Society invited futurists around the globe to offer their insights on how the world got where it is, where we may be heading, and what we could do about it.
Vital Signs for National Stability: Staying Secure in an Insecure World
by Marvin J. Cetron and Owen Davies
We can assess the security of a nation through a set of indicatorscertain specific conditions or eventswhich can be used in deciding whether to live in or invest in the nation.
|Developing the Ocean: Opportunities and Responsibilities
by Marcia K. McNutt
A new era of ocean exploration will feature intelligent vehicles that track fish populations and "drifters" that constantly monitor ocean temperature and current.
Second Thoughts on Extending Life-Spans
The Benefits of Immortality
PERSONAL FUTURES: Climate Change: Things We Can Do Now
The Greening of E-Commerce: Will It Really Happen?
The contributors to Digital Future explore e-commerce's options for doing good while struggling to do well. (Reviewed by Lane Jennings)
Books in Brief
The Futurist Bookshelf
The telesurgery revolution
Ultrasound speeds up beer brewing
A hydrogen future
Charities of the future
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