In this issue, you’ll learn how manufacturing in the United States is in trouble – which spells bad news for the country's economy and future of innovation. You’ll hear how our saved online photos and mementos are at the mercy of companies that may decide to just throw it all away. You’ll learn how mapping our neural circuits under anesthesia could shed light on consciousness. You’ll hear how information technology is reducing the need for certain jobs faster than new ones are being created. You’ll learn how digital technologies are about to make health care more effective. And you’ll find out why Chinese manufacturers have dominated the international market for conventional solar panels – and what they need to do to maintain their lead.
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