Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Dune Messiah
by Frank Herbert

Successor to Dune, this book is loaded with political intrigue that ferments after the end of the original novel. Exceptional characters reveal alien viewpoints; the plotting in this novel may have you leafing back a few pages.

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Cloned Cats Have 9+n Lives
   Genetic Savings and Clone can fix you up with a clone of your cat for just $50,000. Better hurry; work starts in May

'Bionic Eye' Argus II Retinal Implant
   This operation is not quite routine, but it's spreading around the world. And that's great news.

Face Dancer Puts Fizz In Your Phizz
   This artist makes sure that his music appreciation is right in sync with the music. With video.

Power Generating Shoe Instructions
   Don't let the power from walking go to waste - start gathering up that energy now with these DIY parasitic power harvesting shoes.

Limb Regeneration Grows Closer
   Frank Herbert suggested that an axolotl tank might be useful in tissue regeneration; scientists are now teasing out the salamander's secrets.

What Retinal Implants May Not Replace
   'Such eyes are metal and he is flesh ...such a union must be sinful' according to the Fremen.

SolePower Insole Generates Power By Walking
   '...the action of the heel-powered pumps that drove his stillsuit.'- Frank Herbert, 1969

Double Charging Textile Obviates Clunky Dune Stillsuit Boots
   '... the action of the heel-powered pumps that drove his still suit.' - Frank Herbert, 1969.

Retinal Prosthesis Uses Organic Printing Inks
   We can rebuild you - well, your eyes, maybe. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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Shanghai Guidelines For Humanoid Robots
re: Isaac Asimov

Desktop TARS Robot From Interstellar
re: Christopher Nolan

Robots Can Now Have Smiling Faces With Human Skin
re: James Cameron

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