Measles Cases Hit 18-Year High: Merseyside, Surrey and Sussex Worst Hit.
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/433033/20130208/measles-outbreak-18-year-high-england-wales.htm

"Mankind jumped for joy when it was revealed that scientists developed a real-life "tractor beam", which uses light to attract and move objects."

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/427995/20130125/star-trek-science-tractor-beam-replicator-warp.htm

The last decade saw an upcoming market segment – the world’s first “glow-in-the dark pet” market.

Ruppies were the world’s first transgenic dog which carries fluorescent genes.

Genetic engineers took a fluorescent protein, much like that produced by some sea anemones, and inserted it into the cell of a beagle. The offsprings of such dogs possess the same fluorescent gene as their mothers.