Steven Spielberg

Frontline Cancer: Genetic background can provide clues about possible future tumors

Frontline Cancer: Genetic background can provide clues about possible future tumors

FRONTLINE CANCER:

In Steven Spielberg's 2002 science fiction thriller "Minority Report," Tom Cruise leads a futuristic police unit whose job is to prevent crimes based upon three mutated humans called "precogs" who "previsualize" crimes via visions of the future. In other words, the precogs predict where and when something bad is going to happen. It's Cruise's job to make sure it doesn't. The notion is fantastic, originally conceived by novelist Philip K. Dick, with an emphasis on the definition of fantastic — to be imaginative, fanciful, remote from reality.

Or not. "Minority Report" was Hollywood fantasy,...

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