Contagion by Katherine MacLean:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Slick story about the rediscovery of an alien planet in which humans had adapted to the local fauna thanks to the efforts of one scientist. Why not just read it now? Read Contagion. Reminiscent, in a particular way, of Frank Herbert's The White Plague.


(Contagion by Katherine MacLean)

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Nucleocat Cureall
Only human cells can survive contact.

Regeneration Tank
A nutrient bath large enough to enclose a person that preserved life and treated disease.

Shipboard Medical Treatment
An elaborate system to guard against infection in returning space explorers.

 

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