Hugo Gernsback’s predictions give us a look at the most radical of technological utopianism from the 1920s

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/predictions-from-the-father-of-science-fiction-61256664/?no-ist

 

Disease

It is quite probable that within twenty years, two of man’s greatest scourges, tuberculosis and cancer, will have been done away with entirely, or else they will be controlled in such a manner as to no longer be called dangerous. These two diseases will be conquered just exactly as diabetes has already been conquered during the past few years.

Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/predictions-from-the-father-of-science-fiction-61256664/#ZgKBOIwsmWkSWu5i.99
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