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Medicine's Manhattan Project
Medicine's Manhattan Project
Special Feature:
Science + Innovation
September 29, 2014
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Our special “Science + Innovation” issue explores fixing healthcare and curing cancer to new ways of building with materials you would have never imagined possible.  Check out the next generation of cyber security startups.  Plus, is New Orleans the next big tech hub?

 

SCIENCE + INNOVATION

MEDICINE’S MANHATTAN PROJECT – Matthew Herper

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is using a multibillion-dollar war chest and massive amounts of data to fix health care and cure disease. His biggest enemy might be his own hype.

 

BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG PROFITS - Ucilia Wang

Streetlights everywhere are going digital, cleaning up the night skies, saving billions in wasted energy- and offering major windfalls for those who embrace the gold rush.

 

BrandVoice - SPRINT BUSINESS

A New Paradigm Supports Collaboration and Innovation

 

LIVING IN A NEW MATERIAL WORLD - Bruce Upbin and Aaron Tilley

Fungus buildings. Algorithmic chairs. Germ-fighting iPhone cases. Software giant Autodesk and others are ushering in a revolution

 

A TALE OF TWO BAD GUYS - Hollie Slade

In the battle royal over the Market Basket grocery chain, the roles of two cousins with the same name seemed clear: the victimized egalitarian versus the avaricious heel. Turns out it wasn’t that simple.

 

FACT & COMMENT - Steve Forbes

Putin knows how to commit unthinkable acts.

 

LEADERBOARD

TAX DODGERS INC.

The unseemly rush to incorporate overseas.

 

PICTURE PERFECT

Snapchat spawns two new billionaires. Plus: the world’s top-earning authors.

 

THE CRUELEST MONTH

October deserves its fearsome reputation. Toys: Buy your own WWI biplane.

 

GRACELAND WEST

The King’s California castle.

 

TONESETTERS

Musical stylings of the Forbes 30 Under 30. Plus: Peter Thiel’s best investment.

 

ACTIVE CONVERSATION

Inside Hermes’ secret empire.

 

THOUGHT LEADERS

INNOVATION RULES - Rich Karlgaard

The Jerry-Jones conundrum.

 

CURRENT EVENTS - Paul Johnson

Putting Putin in his place.

 

STRATEGIES

THE SILICON SWAMP - George Anders

GE Capital bets it can help turn New Orleans into a tech hub, one apprentice at a time.

 

TECHNOLOGY

THE KING OF CALCULUS - George Anders

Where are the superstars in online education? A math teacher has become a global sensation.

 

CASHING IN ON THE SPY GAME - Kashmir Hill and Thomas Fox-Brewster

Edward Snowden made the National Security Agency one of the least admired organizations in the world and an incredibly fertile breeding ground for the next generation of cybersecurity startups.

 

ENTREPRENEURS

TOUGH CLIMB - Christopher Steiner

Peter Metcalf learned the outdoor business at the feet of Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard, then bought out his failing equipment company, straining their friendship. Twenty-five years later the two are squaring off again.

 

INVESTING

MASOHISTIC MONEY MANAGER - Daniel Fisher

Betting on Russia and on gold and uranium miners, David Iben of Kopernik Global see pleasure where others see only pain.

 

PORTOLIO STRATEGY - Ken Fisher

Investment, un-American-style.

 

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES - William Baldwin

Where to put a spare $100,000.

 

SMALL STOCKS - Jim Oberweis

Smarter smartphone stocks.

 

LIFE

THE ELECTRIC BIKE WARS - Hannah Elliott

 

THOUGHTS

On health and fitness.