We're certainly not in Star Trek's neighborhood when it comes to technological capability, but the car is packed and ready to go. While it's easy to lose yourself in daydreams of teleportation and interplanetary travel, already we can do amazing things, like turn the ocean into a big glass of drinking water. A cancer-killing computer chip can run wild in a patient's bloodstream and wreak havoc on cancer cells. NASA's even putting legitimate effort towards building a Star Trek-like warp drive system. So maybe we're closer to a science fiction universe than initially suspected. See them at Business Insider.
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