Mental Health

A cure for Alzheimer's, don't give up on 2019 and other top stories of the week

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Adrian Monck
Managing Director, World Economic Forum Geneva
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A cure for Alzheimer’s? A promising treatment is moving to human trials.
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Longer lives and helping humans win: 10 reasons not to give up on 2019.
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What you get when you add rabbit DNA to a plant: a cure for air pollution.

Canada is almost as bad as the US. Per capita carbon footprints, by country.

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How to cut prison budgets – and crime. A new way to scale up solutions.

Anxious? Depressed? Steps the world must take on mental health.

15% of the world wants to migrate. Where they are and where they'd go.On our radar
Age against the machine. Wringing every drop out of a long life.

The Aztecs and medieval Christians did it too. We need to stop strait-jacketing globalization.

Not too late to say no: we have to talk about human genetic engineering.

Keynes was 100 years late. A take from 1830 on economic progress.

Discreet power: an ethnographic study of how the Forum shapes agendas.

The US and China need to make digital peace. An op-ed by Forum founder Professor Klaus Schwab. (Washington Post)

Time to figure out robot rights. Quotes Future of Jobs Report. (CNBC)

Japan ranks worst among G7 on Gender Gap Index. (Diplomat)

What to expect from AI. Quotes Professor Klaus Schwab and the Future of Jobs Report. (Jamaica Observer)

A “women-focused investment” fund in South Korea. Cites Gender Gap Report. (Bloomberg)From all of us at the World Economic Forum, thank you for reading.

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