Genetic_engineering stories, books, poems, and more

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A short story set in an alternate Victorian London in which Darwin's revelations on evolution led to the creation of 'artificial evolution,' an early form of genetic engineering with far-reaching ramifications. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

January 17, 2015

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Comments: 2

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Mine dives headfirst into the quaky territory of the ethics genetic engineering, and illustrates the conflict between the evil and beauty of it. Demonstrating the tension that can be caused between family, friends, and lovers, when something created by man is dropped into the equation. The main character Andrew struggles… Read More

Book / Science Fiction

November 10, 2014

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Max Peakman follows the events in the titular character's life that lead to him adopting an alter ego - DELTA - in order to fight crime and defend Cresta City. The year is 2049, and Max's crusade brings into question his sanity, his morality, and more importantly, his humanity as… Read More

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Comments: 2

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The Booksie Classic House

In a dystopian world, gigantic insects have overtaken the entire Eastern Hemisphere of the world. The survivors in Russia have gone to war with the United States for resources, leaving the refugees from countries decimated to survive with little help on Atlantic islands. Our protagonist, Sydney La'amour, must survive on… Read More
My essay focuses upon the consequences that can arise if genetic engineering in the human race was mainstream. With modern technological advancement, the bio-ethical concerns regarding this field are one of the most debated topics of today. This essay examines the future implications of genetic engineering in society and its… Read More

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This is a shortened version of an essay I wrote on genetic modification in 2012. Read More

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Comments: 5

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The Booksie Classic House

There are a few mistakes you can make in life, but if you ARE one of those mistakes, you better run. Read More

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Earth, 100 years after first contact with an alien race. They could have wiped us out, taken our resources for their own. Instead, they chose something different... Now, in the 'peaceful' aftermath of the alien occupation, a group of friends discover that one of them bears a gene-strain that is… Read More
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Science and religion aren't quite meant for each other, but sometimes the clash is unavoidable... Read More

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What if global warming was for a reason? Just not a human one... My Uncle's Idea, written at midnight in a half hour. Read More

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2007, Hamburg. As tongues of flame still rise from the fourth story of an apartment building, Sara is still clinging to the neck of her mother's body with her stubby toddler's hands. Still a year old, she is the sole survivor of the tragedy -- at least, for now. But… Read More

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