Masters of Science 2017

These men and women are at the forefront of some of the world’s most exciting research. In a new series, they share their insights with FT readers

FT science editor Clive Cookson on the men and women whose ideas are shaping our future

David Eagleman explains why understanding the brain is key to tackling forgery

Biologist Cynthia Kenyon explores research that gives hope we can turn back the years

Physicist Sean Carroll explains new theories around the origin of the universe

Quantum computers will solve problems that conventional computers never could

Julia Slingo on the new supercomputers that allow meteorologists to predict our weather

The co-founder of DeepMind explains how AI will help us make unimaginable leaps in understanding the world