It sometimes feels like we live in an age of the fiction turning real. This week The Verge picked up a story about human vaginas being grown in a laboratory, and then implanted into women who'd been born with a rare genetic condition that causes girls to be born with underdeveloped or missing vaginas.

"[Life] does not end knowing that you have the disease," one of the patients said, "because there is a treatment and you can have a normal life." Place your bets now for how long it will take for size-obsessed men to crack the code for penis-replacement surgeries. 

Read the story here.