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Stephen Emmott

Stephen Emmott is head of Computational Science at Microsoft Research. He leads a broad scientific research program, at the center of which is an interdisciplinary team of new kinds of scientists, and a new kind of laboratory, in Cambridge, pioneering new approaches to tackle fundamental problems in science. His lab’s research spans molecular biology, immunology and neuroscience, to plant biology, climatology, biogeochemistry, terrestrial and marine ecology, and conversation biology, as well as the new fields of programming life and artificial photosynthesis. Stephen is also Visiting Professor of Computational Science, University of Oxford, Visiting Professor of Biological Computation, University College London, and... Read More

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Ten Billion
Written by Stephen Emmott
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2013
$12.95/(Canada) | 978-0-345-80647-5 (0-345-80647-6)

A VINTAGE ORIGINAL

Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth.

There are now over seven billion of us.

And, sometime this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion.

Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are... Read more





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