Books tagged: genetic modification

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Transfection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Molecular biologist Dr. Carl Peters is under pressure on two fronts: his research grants are disappearing and his marriage is falling apart. But when medical researchers discover that genetically modified animal feed has tainted the food chain, he finally gets the funding he always dreamed of. Dr. Peters discovers the reason behind the cancer link, but it's so crazy, he barely believes it himself.
Perception
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,500. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Your perception will sharpen once you see through a tiger’s eyes. Ardana and her tiger Rijan leave their life of exile in the Outskirts to redeem themselves, but shedding their past isn’t as easy as they had hoped.The runaways become pawns to friends as well as enemies, and with every step it becomes more difficult to tell which is which. Book Group Discussion Included
Second Contact: Chronicles on the Seeds of Orion
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Series: Contact, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,970. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A small band of humans fleeing Earth has founded a new world in the face of unfriendly aliens and their technologies. Now, a generation after New Earth was founded, Old Earth is expanding, using technology New Earth supplied it. Old Earth, dominated by an imperial China, sees both aliens and humans as natural targets for expansion... and control. Can New Earth survive the threat?
Distant Machines
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Price: $1.44 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three short stories that speculate about the distant machines that may or may not influence mankind's future.
Third Contact
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Series: Contact, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sole survivor of a ruthless pirate attack on his planet, Joshua Penbrook vows revenge on the men who destroyed his home. When he gains control of a space ship, Joshua is forced to become what he feared most--a space pirate. Surviving a cat-and-mouse game with space's most powerful navy won't be easy, but Joshua brings some surprises to the battle.
Future Perfect
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This collection by Nancy Kress brings together six stories set in the near future and dealing with genetics. The stories were written between 1984 and 2008. The first story, "The Flowers of Aulit Prison," won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award.
Wolf's Lair
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This story follows Kylara Linton who survived WWIII only to lose her family to a virulent disease outbreak. Devastated, she packs up what little she has left and goes in search of her missing brother who's run afoul of a mad scientist. Along the way, she makes some friends, gets captured by enemies, and helps save the lives of innocents who are unable to save themselves. Discussion guide included.
Watching the Music Dance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Suze loves her music. She hides in it when her parents fight. The fights end in divorce, and the divorce brings an end to the music—obtained illegally by Suze’s mother. Nils, Suze’s father, has no idea how to save his daughter’s music or her sanity without breaking the law. And he must figure it out quickly, because Suze doesn’t have time to wait. With complete bonus story “Worlds Apart…And Time"
Beggars in Spain: The Original Novella
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Leisha Camden is a genetically engineered “Sleepless” whose ability to stay awake all the time has made her more productive. Genetic modifications have also given the “Sleepless” a higher IQ and may even make them immortal. But will they be hunted down as freaks by a world that has grown wary of its newest creation?
After The Sabines
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a world in which women have become rare, in an invaded country, two men search for their lost wives and for the truth about their marriages.