Harvard Business Review Special Issues are single-theme collections of both classic and recent articles written by some of the world's leading management scholars and practitioners. HBR editors handpick each article for its relevance and insight.
The legend and lore of the ships and buccaneers who ruled the high seas have long captivated the imagination. PIRATES explores some of the most iconic figures to sail under the Jolly Roger and the shipwrecks they left in their wake. Some highlights include: chronicles of ancient seafaring cultures, the latest discoveries in underwater archaeology, and a look at enduring myths and legends
National Geographic’s special edition, single-topic issue “The Future of Medicine” takes an in-depth look at cutting-edge technologies that are changing medicine as we know it. Scientists are developing precision-medicine practices that will tailor prevention, diagnosis, and treatment to an individual’s biochemical makeup. The most high- definition look at an entire human body is being developed as a digital virtual cadaver that will change medical education and research. Meanwhile, a new generation embraces ancient Chinese remedies and the United States posts one of the developed world’s highest rates of pregnancy-related deaths.