• Posts Tagged ‘Genetic Engineering’

    The Hand of Fate

    by  • April 30, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Darren Hinton, as provided by Stuart Webb Art by Luke Spooner Extract From The Very-Modern Prometheus By Dr. Darren Hinton. When I was a student and first started to study genetic engineering, I used to get teased a lot. The never-ending parade of Jurassic Park sequels didn’t help, of course;...

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    Concerning Your Recent Creation of Sentient Horse-things on the Next Planet Over

    by  • March 12, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    E-mails between Dr Henrietta Higglebottem and Dr Hsieng “Jack” Xao, forwarded by Dr Higglebottem to Stewart C Baker Art by Liz Argall Dear Dr. Higglebottem, The board has received troubling reports from a group of hyper-dolphins about your recent activities on Tau Ceti f. These reports claim: that you have created sentient horse-things; that...

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    The Unfortunate Incident that Took Place During Our Annual Take Your Offspring to Work Day

    by  • September 11, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    From the desk of Doctor Gracie McMillian Doctor of Psychological Operations, Germ Warfare, Cloning, and Floral Arranging: Schrodinger–Milgram Research Laboratory As provided by Allison Spector Art by Justine McGreevy TO:  Dr. Olivia Carter; Dr. James Peterson; Dr. Wanda Hickenlooper; Mr. & Mrs. Lilith Stein; Chief Inspector Patricia Jordan; Mr. Waggles the Sentient Canine; Experiments 313 (Ted), 345 (Sven), 932 (Annie)...

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    My Fragile Butterfly

    by  • September 4, 2017 • Fiction • 1 Comment

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    An essay by Jeremy Kelsey, as provided by Megan Dorei Art by Leigh Legler Subject 42 is staring at me with greenhouse eyes, symmetrically accurate rainbow worlds suspended in crystal. They were brown when I met him, but the transmutation process liquefies ocular flesh, so I had to contain them in glass. The effect...

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    Birthing Fire

    by  • April 24, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Henrik Ahlstrom, as provided by Dantzel Cherry Art by Leigh Legler DR27-6 wobbles one last time, and a crack laces across the marble shell, etched by a small egg tooth. White and red fluids spill out. The tooth saws back and forth a few times, then stops. I dim the...

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    The Hazards of Owning a Unicorn

    by  • February 27, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    A press release from Genetisus, as provided by Lyn Godfrey Art by Ariel Alian Wilson Tired of age-old boring normal pets? Are you frustrated with all the “fake” cyborg animals on the market these days? Have you been burned by crossed wires and so-called “intelligent” AI? Well, we at the NoRobo Pets division of...

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    The State of Mad Science, 2016

    by  • December 26, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    A speech by Professor T.D. McClure, MPhD, President of the Mad Scientists of America, presented by Laura Roberts Art by Amanda Jones Dr. Evil, Mr. Vice President, Members of the International Scientific Community, my enemies, my co-conspirators, my fellow Mad Scientists: The State of Mad Science in 2016 is a precarious one, despite our...

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