Tag Archives: Scientists

How Sharks Are Smart

Science reporter James Henretty found the two sharing notes on the beach at the Encrucijada Reserve. They easily agreed to an interview. James said, “I understand you’re combining animal DNA with Human DNA. Most countries have regulations preventing that. How … Continue reading

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The Gods

At the White Horse Pub in Belgium a group of hyper-intelligent men gathered around Felix’s laptop computer. “This is connected to the Themis satellite,” said Felix. “What’s Themis?” said George. “A molecular computer the size of Mount Everest,” explained Howard. … Continue reading

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Fast Delivery – Microstories #193

“Yay!” cheered Perry, hefting the box. “My Warp Drive arrived quick!” The senior scientists scowled at their junior member. “Impossible!” “Ridiculous!” “Seriously,” insisted Perry. “Ordered it two days ago from Amazon.” “Nonsensical fantasy!” grated Hathaway. “How did you get two … Continue reading

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The Argument – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, a story about an argument being more important than a momentous occasion, begins after the photo. Genre: Speculative Fiction/Humor The Argument There are few people as single-minded as scientists. A scientist might possess … Continue reading

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