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Each episode examines how one important characteristic of human life will fundamentally change within our lifetimes. Through in-depth interviews with maverick scientists and hands-on experience with breakthrough research and extraordinary prototypes, Thurston guides viewers on a deep exploration of how each aspect will fundamentally evolve within our lifetimes.
|S01E01||Superhumans||10/08/2009||Scientists build prosthetic limbs that are better than biological ones. A powder regrows missing body parts. Bigger, stronger muscles are possible without the side effects of steroids. A bionic eye turns your world into a computer screen. This is the future of superhumans.|
|S01E02||Play||17/08/2009||Mixed reality lets you reach into the computer game and control it with your hands. Smart footballs teach us all how to play sports like the pros. Pervasive games take over entire cities. And we discover siftables: kids’ alphabet blocks on steroids.|
|S01E03||Sex||24/08/2009||Remote-controlled orgasms are available on demand from a real-life orgasmatron. A brain scan detects the presence of true love. Spit parties take place where you can check out the DNA of potential mates. Even robot lovers! The future of sex is looking hot.|
|S01E04||Security||31/08/2009||Groundbreaking technology and science will change how we keep our nation safe. Autonomous rolling robots will monitor our airports. Security cameras will have brains that can recognize faces. We'll peer into a criminal's brain for evidence of guilt.|
|S01E05||Combat||07/09/2009||We unveil and test the fantastic inventions that will make soldiers smarter, stronger and safer: the world's fastest tank, a mind-reading thought helmet, an invisibility cloak, body armor made of fish scales and an army of remote-control robots.|