The section âexplores emerging ideas at the intersection of science and technology,â according to the company. It will feature articles from Forbes journalists including Lee Gomes, who writes the âDigital Toolsâ column; Jonathan Fahey, who will continue his âOut of the Labsâ column (covering news and insights coming from research labs); Matt Herper and Robert Langreth, who cover biotechnology; as well as contributors such as Tim OâReilly, who will be exploring the latest ideas in technology. The new section will also showcase developments in medicine, energy, educationâs relationship with technology, clean technology and other innovations.
âBreakthroughs are among the most powerful forces that propel our economy and the world,â Paul Maidment, editor of Forbes.com, said in a news release. âAs Steve Forbes wrote in his essay âCapitalism Will Save Us,â âWe believe that capitalism and technological innovation will be key engines that pull the economyâboth in the U.S. and worldwideâout of recession and back on growth tracks.â With that in mind, we have dedicated a new section to covering breakthroughs, the seed corn of innovation.â
Breakthroughs is sponsored by Pitney Bowes.