• Posts Tagged ‘Biology’

    Killing Stone

    by  • December 11, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Killing Stone"

    An essay by Upton Stone, as provided by John A. McColley Art by Errow Collins Dr. Elias Stone was a brilliant man, no one will argue. He gave us gene therapy cures for Meiriss Syndrome, Ecks-Nuab Disorder, and Klecks. He perfected the external womb and a dozen patented processes for DNA manipulation. All of these, in...

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    Machine to Describe a Moth

    by  • December 4, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Phillip R. Bates, as provided by J. Lee Strickland Art by Shannon Legler I found the street, although my anxiety about the city would often turn the simplest directions into a trial. It was lined with attached single homes of Gothic aspect, steep gables fronting on the street and windows with leaded...

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    Strange Science: Squirrels and Leprosy in Medieval England

    by  • November 10, 2017 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Squirrel!

    Scientists studying a leprosy outbreak in medieval England believe they may have found the culprit: squirrels. More specifically, they suggest that the squirrel pelt trade could have brought this disease to England from Scandinavia. In examining the skull of a medieval woman from East Anglia, scientists have identified damage to the skull caused by...

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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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    The Fissure of Rolando

    by  • May 22, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Euphemia Thorniwork, as provided by Judith Field Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye November, 1890 A splash of water in my face brought me round. I opened my eyes and sat up to find myself in the lecture theatre of Huxley College, Oxford, where a mathematics lecture was in progress. Spaulding, my fellow...

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    Waiting

    by  • May 1, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Waiting"

    An essay by Riley, as provided by Eddie Newton Art by Amanda Jones Waiting. Always something difficult for me. I am more of an instant gratification kind of personality. But I learned a long time ago that there are some things worth waiting for. All sorts of people waited. A septuagenarian with a deviated...

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    Wrong Guy

    by  • November 21, 2016 • Fiction • 8 Comments

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    An essay by Jake “The Hammer” Hurley, as provided by Michael Rettig Art by Shannon Legler I sat in the back of the old wooden fishing boat, gripping the outboard motor handle with white knuckles. I’m a member of the most powerful gang in the country. My grandmother calls me a thug. But a...

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    Joanna, and How I know That You Murdered Her and Don’t Say That it Wasn’t You Because We Both Know That it Was

    by  • March 21, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Joanna, and How I know That You Murdered Her and Don't Say That it Wasn't You Because We Both Know That it Was

    An essay by an unnamed narrator, as provided by Edward Palumbo Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye The person who donated her eyes to my Joanna will not miss them. She died a long while back from an overdose of acetaminophen, as complicated by her being struck by a train. I found little of Rebecca Simpkins,...

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