Submitted by -Mezzo- 1070d ago | news

27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012

Buzzfeed - We may never have our flying cars, but the future is here. From creating fully functioning artificial leaves to hacking the human brain, science made a lot of breakthroughs this year. (Hi-tech)

-Mezzo-  +   1070d ago
Number 4, 8, 12 & 14 are pretty amazing.
blackblades  +   1070d ago
All of these are amazing, some of them kinda scary and what I mean is there dangerous.
level 360  +   1070d ago
Think manipulating DNA is inevitable but the consequences can go either way with huge repercussions. - maybe ( no.5 ) is one of these but this is in a good way with minimal effects. - ( no.8 ) not so sure just ask any old person who didn't really have a good life experience.

Autonomous cars ( no.10 ) can be quite helpful as long as they are allotted/apportioned their own road paths I think.

Eye implants ( no.20 ) for sure.

Exoskeletons ( no.24 ) also high marks - whether manually or robotic I'm sure are already being trialed or given to some military men injured during wars.
DivineHand125  +   1070d ago
The ones I'm interested in are the cheap solar cells, the artificial leaf that can produce hydrogen, super strong silk, the stem cell research to extend the human life span significantly, the invisibility cloak and the self driving cars.
Rauland  +   1070d ago
Bah, with the breakthroughs of stem cell research it angers me how long it was held back for by "religious" reasons. Think of all the lives it would have saved, all the money it would save, all the people it would have made happier.
ReconHope  +   1069d ago
I have dreams of living forever hopefully i'm not too old to appreciate when it comes to consumers.
kingPoS  +   1069d ago
Humanity sure has progressed a lot in last 15 years.

Too bad we still kill each other.
#7 (Edited 1069d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
ame22  +   1069d ago
For 21 I guess we're next.
r21  +   1069d ago
The future, cant wait to see how it will actually look :D

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
New stories

Apple Pencil hack gives iPad Pro 3D Touch capabilities

3h ago - A smart hacker has managed to effectively give the iPad Pro pressure sensing 3D touch capabilities. | Gadgets

Samsung tries explaining the Galaxy View "moveable display"

3h ago - Samsung's PR team took to the blog to explain what the actual purpose and target of the Galaxy Vi... | Gadgets

Blu-ray And DVD Highlights for November 2015

Now - With the spooky month of October all but ritualistically murdered and buried in a haunted house sitting a top an ancient Indian burial ground under... | Promoted post

HD or 4K? What kind of TV makes sense

5h ago - There's an emerging picture standard that offers four times the pixels of today's high definition... | Gadgets

The Inu is a flashy, self-folding electric scooter made for carving through cities

5h ago - TheVerge : The way we move around cities is changing. Ride-hailing and -sharing apps are helping... | Gadgets

Condom maker calls for safe-sex emojis

5h ago - international campaign calling for the emoji ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1. Durex want... | Culture