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    An Interview with Dorian Graves

    by  • April 25, 2018 • Interviews • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Bones and Bourbon

    Dorian Graves has contributed stories to Mad Scientist Journal and Utter Fabrication. Today, we sat down with Dorian to talk about Bones and Bourbon. DV: Tell our readers a little bit about yourself. Dorian Graves: Greetings and salutations! I’m Dorian Graves, an author and artist hailing from the mountains of Oregon. I tend to write weird fantasy...

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    Review of Long Hidden

    by  • April 18, 2018 • Reviews • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Long Hidden

    Long Hidden (Crossed Genres Publications, 2014), edited by Rose Fox and Daniel José Older, is a collection of 27 short speculative stories of people who have been marginalized by history. Within its pages, you’ll find stories of many different races, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, and more. As a historian, I loved to see...

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    Strange Science: Superbugs and Surfers

    by  • April 13, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Surfer at the Cayucos Pier, California

    Scientist studying bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics have focused their attention on new test subjects–the digestive tract and rectums of surfers. Because antibiotic-resistant bacteria are often found in ocean water (a result of wastewater being discharged into large natural bodies of water), and because surfers swallow a large amount of ocean water, their...

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    How Science Fiction Can Save Us All

    by  • April 4, 2018 • Guest Post • 0 Comments

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    Guest Post by Eve Taft I firmly believe that humans need science fiction. I think it inspires us, in a both a broad and narrow sense—Star Trek led not only to kids who dreamed of being astronauts but also, quite simply, to tablets like Geordi LaForge’s. Scifi forces us to imagine what could be,...

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    Strange Science: Reactions to Extraterrestrial Life

    by  • March 30, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Knots in a tree that resemble an alien's head

    How would humanity react if extraterrestrials landed on Earth tomorrow? According to psychologists at Arizona State University, we’d likely react well! Through examinations of human reactions to what could be fossilized Martian microbes, the possibility of an artificially constructed astral body, and inhabitable exoplanets in nearby star systems, the psychologists involved with the study...

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