Fiction in the News Articles
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Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) was a British writer best known for his novels and essays. He completed his first (unpublished) novel at seventeen; he is best known to sf readers as the writer of Brave New World, a dystopian novel published in 1932. He also wrote many fascinating works on psychology and religion, including The Doors of Perception and The Perennial Philosophy.
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Hey Epsilons! Brave New World Getting Closer
Researchers have found they can make monkeys work their hardest and fastest all the time by manipulating a specific gene so they forgot about rewards. No complaints or slacking off. You have that gene, too.
Genes Responsible For Brain Growth Identified
Interesting research identifies the genetic basis for brain growth and development.
Odor 'Map' May Lead To Digitized Smells
Will the mystery of scent be revealed? The smell of victory is in the air.
First Artificial Human Ovary
The Social Predestination Room is down two doors, on the left.
Cloned Pets For $150,000
If you had the chance, would you bring your pet back from the dead?
SMELL-IT 'Surround Sound' For The Nose
Smell-o-Vision! One day, we'll breathe deeply of our favorite movie or game.
Artificial Wombs - Ectogenesis Technology - Is On The Way
'Magnificent, aren't they? (Lama Su, in Star Wars II)
The Bioengineered Uterus
For women unable to conceive and carry a fetus to term, is this an answer?
Emoti-Chair Lets You Hear Through Your Skin
'Take hold of these knobs on the arms of your chair...'- Aldous Huxley, 1932.
Turing's Nose - Was That Scent Real Or Artificial?
'Rippling arpeggios of thyme and lavender...' - Aldous Huxley, 1932.
EVE Artificial Womb For Lambs (For Now)
'In the crimson darkness, stewing warm on their cushion of peritoneum and gorged with blood-surrogate and hormones...' - Aldous Huxley, 1932.
Music Not Impossible (MNI) Vibrotactile Wearable Experience
Don't you want to experience the 'feely' effects?
Fetal Lamb Rests In Artificial Womb
'... stewing warm on their cushion of peritoneum and gorged with blood-surrogate and hormones, the foetuses grew and grew...' - Aldous Huxley, 1932.
Mice Gestate In Mechanical Womb
'... in the Decanting Room, the newly-unbottled babes uttered their first yell of horror and amazement.' - Aldous Huxley, 1932.
Autonomous Digging Machine
Flexible Metal Arms (Tentacles)
Directed Cars in Tunnels
Shipboard Medical Treatment