This Week in the Future, October 26-30, 2009

What a week. A robot pathologist finds a victorious Japanese solar race cars in a cadaver. Cancer-immune mole rats smoke with impunity, while genetically engineered flowers scrub the air of pollutants. Sign me up for this future.

Some of our favorite stories this week:

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Congratulations to last week’s winner, PopSci user “thething.”

Until next time. Enjoy our past weekly illustrated roundups here.