Boosterspice

A substance that extends human life almost indefinitely. (Read the full article)

"Stroon-the same thing. Grown on giant mutated SHEEP. Cordwainer Smith, at least a decade before DUNE.
(Great tip! I've got to read read Norstrilia , I missed it during my early sf reading.)"
(Penny 1/24/2006 5:10:52 PM )
"Mabie you should note it's supposed to be a supervirus? modified from a virus that makes primates superintelligent...by a superintelligent human..."
(Arun 7/29/2007 9:01:12 PM )
"This is another mis-date. Boosterspice is originally mentioned in 'Neutron Star' a collection of Known Space stories from the 60's & 70's."
(NelC 2/10/2008 7:01:53 PM )
"You're probably right, but I need the reference (quote, title and publisher) before I can replace this entry with an older one."
(Bill Christensen 2/28/2008 6:47:13 AM )

More info on Boosterspice

Leave a comment:

Tediously, spammers have returned. So, send me your comments to bill at the site name (be sure to mention the page) and I'll post them. Thanks!

 

 

 

Current News Articles

Shanghai Guidelines For Humanoid Robots
'Now, look, let's start with the three fundamental Rules of Robotics...'

Desktop TARS Robot From Interstellar
What's YOUR sarcasm setting?

Robots Can Now Have Smiling Faces With Human Skin
'I am a cybernetic organism...'

Virtual Rat Predicts Actual Rat Neural Activity
'..the synthetic intellects at the Place of Knowledge had far outstripped the minds of men.'

GoSun EV Solar Charger Drapes Onto Your Car
'...six square yards of sunpower screens.'

Rizon 4 Ironing Robot
'But after washing and drying clothes had to be smooth - free from fine lines and wrinkles ...'

Cognify - A Prison Of The Mind We've Seen Before In SF
'So I serve a hundred years in one day...'

Robot With Human Brain Organoid - 'A Thrilling Story Of Mechanistic Progress'
'A human brain snugly encased in a transparent skull-shaped receptacle.'

Goodness Gracious Me! Google Tries Face Recognition Security
'The actuating mechanism that should have operated by the imprint of her image on the telephoto cell...'

With Mycotecture, We'll Just Grow The Space Habitats We Need
'The only real cost was in the plastic balloon that guided the growth of the coral and enclosed the coral's special air-borne food.'

Can A Swarm Of Deadly Drones Take Out An Aircraft Carrier?
'The border was defended by... a swarm of quasi-independent aerostats.'

WiFi and AI Team Up To See Through Walls
'The pitiless M rays pierced Earth and steel and densest concrete as if they were so much transparent glass...'

Home | Glossary | Invention Timeline | Category | New | Contact Us | FAQ | Advertise |
Technovelgy.com - where science meets fiction™

Copyright© Technovelgy LLC; all rights reserved.