Predictions for the future

Many Americans say human organ creation will happen by 2020

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Feeling like the next decade will bring forth major technological breakthroughs in the world? If so, you’re not alone.

According to a recent Zogby poll, nearly half of Americans (49 percent) think it’s likely that regular use of stem cells and cloning techniques will create human organs for transplant by 2020. The pollster interviewed 2,841 adults in December for the survey.

Here are some of the other questions about what is likely to be seen by the next decade:

Implanted computer chips in people to monitor health 38%

Robots capable of performing manual-labor jobs 38%

Use of virtual reality in home entertainment 35%

Cure for cancer 28%

Regular commercial travel to space 13%

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