Lee Bruno is a author, journalist, editor and market researcher. He has reported on business, technology and science over the span of 20 years, writing about innovation and investment trends across biotech, energy and IT in publications, including The Economist, The Guardian, MIT Technology Review, Red Herring and Wired.

Here are a sample of his writings on technology, business and history.

This Material Will Power the Future — If Somebody Can Profit From It


Revolution or evolution?

New materials take time to reach markets, but are a key part of a healthy innovation ecosystem


Future Scope: Angela Belcher, MIT: Why advanced materials are drivers for the future economy


Let there be smart power: The electrical grid in the US is old, outmoded and wasteful. All this is to change with a massive government investment


A Low-Energy Water Purifier:  A Yale spinoff hopes to solve the big problem with desalination. http://www.technologyreview.com/business/21934 

Low-Energy Water Filtration:  A new membrane-free water-purification system uses small amounts of energy http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/20754/

US military targets social nets

The social networking landscape could change beyond recognition with technology that maps the skills and needs of users


Old idea of using bioplastics gets a new lease of life

Researchers are following Henry Ford's footsteps by developing food-based plastics as oil prices rise


Selected articles in Scientific American, Stanford Alumni magazine and Stanford Social Innovation Review:

What Works: Millenials MoveOn to propel young folks to the polls, a political organization mixed Web 2.0 tools with social science savvy

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Baffling the Bots: Anti-spammers take on automatons posing as humans

Scientific American

Smallville: The next big thing is incredibly tiny: the nanoscale world where atoms jump on command

Stanford Alumni Magazine