Well, you know - some experts are inventing the AIDS vaccine, some are looking for the new type of fuel to free us all from the oil dependency... and some are surprising the world with the very different kind of achievement.
Yet the ingenuity and the level of hatred to fellow men are still causing astonishment even in the post-9/11 world.
An al-Qaeda suicide bomber who died last month while trying to blow up a Saudi prince in Jeddah had hidden the explosives inside his body.
Security and intelligence experts are worried that current security checks would not prevent this technique.
Needless to say such technological breakthrough could only come from the beautiful and peace-loving followers of the prophet p.b.u.h. and is proudly supporting his tradition of thuggery, crime and indiscriminate murder.
What are we going to do now? conduct an autopsy prior to issuing boarding passes?