Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Dr. Futurity
by Philip K. Dick

Dr. Jim Parsons time-travels (inadvertently) to the year 2405, where he is surprised to find the everyone welcomes death. Healers are seen as criminals and social deviants. This novel is an expanded version of his short story Time Pawn, published in 1954.

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Injectable Ice Slurry To Cool Organs
   Fascinating technique may soon allow doctors to selectively cool individual organs, improving the chances for surgical success.

Spray-On Skin For Burns From ReCell Kit
   Spray-on skin prepared from a patient's own skin cells may be the perfect choice for even severe second-degree burns.

Spray-On Skin With Skin Cell Spray-Transplantation
   Remarkable research may make Philip K. Dick's 'art-derm' possible for use with burn victims.

Stem Cell Spray For Burn Healing
   Ready for your art-derm spray? It's on trial now at the University of Utah Burn Care Center.

Skin Cell Gun Video
   Amazing confirmation of the value of Dr. Gerlach's technique - and Philip K. Dick's vision of the future.

Spray-On Polymer Mats Heal Wounds Fast
   'Over her lacerated right shoulder he sprayed art-derm...'- Philip K. Dick, 1960.

Neither Dead Nor Alive - But Not In Suspended Animation
   '...Can he be brought out of the cold-pack?'- Philip K. Dick, 1960.

PrintAlive Bioprinter 3D Printed Skin Grafts Video
   'Over her lacerated right shoulder he sprayed art-derm...'- Philip K. Dick, 1960.

Patient Walks Out With Fully Artificial Heart
   'The throb of the robot pump gave him confidence...'- Philip K. Dick, 1960.

Skingun Now More Advanced, Apparently
   'Over her lacerated right shoulder he sprayed art-derm...' - Philip K. Dick, 1960.

3D Skin Printer Helps Burn Victims
   'Over her lacerated right shoulder he sprayed art-derm...'- Philip K. Dick, 1960.

3D Printed Bionic Chinese Skin
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Science Fiction
in the News

China Deploys Robot Traffic Police
re: Harry Harrison

Better Than Dune Chromoplastic? This Guy Might Have Done It
re: Frank Herbert

Gather, An AI Warehouse Inventory Drone Startup
re: James P. Hogan

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