In this issue, you’ll learn how developing nations are putting nuclear on fast-forward. You’ll hear about a new kind of molten-salt reactor that is designed to overcome the major barriers to nuclear power. You’ll learn why securing critical infrastructure needs to go far beyond the measures in President Obama’s executive order. You’ll hear how the sequencing of a complete human genome may soon cost less than an iPhone. You’ll learn about Facebook’s database that describes as many things as possible.