Worth Reading

Why Studying Poop Promotes Public Health

Analyzing DNA in a community’s sewage could deliver important insights into the rise of antibiotic-resistance and drug-resistance by disease-causing germs.

Rapid DNA Testing Will Improve Victim Identification

Innovative DNA technology is changing how federal agencies identify victims of mass casualty events and fight human trafficking. Already, the technology has been used in the recent California wildfires.

Billionaires are Transforming American Downtowns

The billionaires believe private enterprise can help revive cities like Detroit, San Antonio and Milwaukee. And so far, their investments are working.

Here’s One Simple Solution to Wealth Inequality

A New York University business school professor explains why treating employees well may help reduce inequality—and improve the bottom line.

Are You Related to a Killer? Police Want to Know.

Tech innovations are empowering consumers—and law enforcement. But civil liberties leaders are concerned.

Can Capitalism Be Fixed?

Creating a system that mirrors ancient kin relationships may be key to fighting global inequality.

What We’re Reading at Techonomy

There’s such an overabundance of news about the intersection of tech, business, the economy and the environment, that it can be hard to keep up. Here’s a run-down on what we’re reading...

The “Green New Deal,” Pineapple Shoes, and Experiments to Dim the Sun

Articles worth reading about environmental technology and science.

Editor’s Choice: Is It Time To Bring Data To Managing?

We Recommend: Getting companies to pay attention to engage in so-called “evidence-based management” is a challenge. This piece from Knowable Magazine takes a deep dive into why.

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