Flash forward. It's 2010 and you've developed diabetes, maybe from all the Mr. Softee you sucked down during the heat wave of 1999. Not to worry. A little sensor—the same kind that used to tell the toaster when your bread was ready—can now be implanted in your hand to monitor your glucose level. Or perhaps you've developed a brain tumor. Relax! The surgeons can use lasers to remove it, without having to crack open your skull. You can even take a vaccine to ward off cancer in 2010. Or, at least, a team of Silicon Valley... More >>>