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    Strange Science: Corpses That Don’t Rot

    by  • October 27, 2017 • Strange Science • 1 Comment

    High in the Andes Mountains of Colombia, there’s a small town called San Bernardo (about 3 hours south of Bogata) where some corpses refuse to rot. And it’s not just the corpses, it’s their clothing, too! Were it only the bodies that haven’t rotted, there could be scientific explanations related to the diet that...

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    What are our Mad Scientist alumni up to now?

    by  • October 25, 2017 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for The Price of Time

    This month’s mad scientist alum news brings us novels, short stories, translations, and honorable mentions! Candida Spillard has a new novel, The Price of Time, available in print and for Kindle, under the name C. L. Spillard. Caroline Yoachim had three stories published in anthologies in September: “Faceless Soldiers, Patchwork Ship” in Infinity Wars (Solaris, 2017), “Dreams as...

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    On Kickstarter: Wayward Sisters

    by  • October 18, 2017 • Awesome Finds, On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    A portion of the cover art for Wayward Sisters

    TO Comix Press is crowdfunding an anthology of comics about monstrous women (and non-binary folks), written and illustrated by women and non-binary folks! This Kickstarter for Wayward Sisters drew me in with the picture of what I interpret as a mermaid luring someone in, but clearly, she’s not what she seems beneath the surface of the...

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    Strange Science: Ice in Space?

    by  • October 13, 2017 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Bubbles trapped in ice

    Could ice in space be the key to life (itself)? Scientists in Japan think so! A team of scientists recently simulated ice that could exist in space, and then exposed it to simulated starlight. At first, the increased temperature made it crack, but then bubbles formed and popped until the ice reached a warmer...

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    More Alumni News

    by  • September 27, 2017 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Business As Usual

    Our mad scientist alums have had a very productive summer. Here are a few more things that have been published or accomplished recently! S. Qiouyi Lu’s story, “What Could Be,” appeared at Daily Science Fiction. Escape Pod produced Caroline M. Yoachim’s story, “Four Seasons in the Forest of Your Mind,” in an audio version....

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