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Submitted by -Mezzo- 1148d 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-  +   1149d ago
Number 4, 8, 12 & 14 are pretty amazing.
blackblades  +   1148d ago
All of these are amazing, some of them kinda scary and what I mean is there dangerous.
level 360  +   1148d 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  +   1148d 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  +   1148d 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  +   1148d ago
I have dreams of living forever hopefully i'm not too old to appreciate when it comes to consumers.
kingPoS  +   1147d ago
Humanity sure has progressed a lot in last 15 years.

Too bad we still kill each other.
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ame22  +   1147d ago
For 21 I guess we're next.
r21  +   1147d ago
The future, cant wait to see how it will actually look :D

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