Sometimes dreams--and ridiculous movie plot devices--do come true
The lead feature in this morning's Science Times consists of an examination of an emerging medical technology: facial transplants for the severely disfigured.
Best passage: "The face to be transplanted will be removed, or 'degloved,' from a cadaver." From there, the details become increasingly clinical/horrific/fascinating.
The lesson: The truth is not only stranger than fiction, it's grosser.