Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

The story describes a near-future Earth in which humanity goes from bad to worse thanks primarily to the efforts of bioengineers. Select an invention:

ChickieNobs
Chicken meat sliced from a transgenic organism.

Email Shirt
See your email on your shirt.

Goat/Spider Silk
High tensile strength fibers from - goats.

Happicuppa Coffee Bush - the race to the bottom
A species of coffee bush designed for ease of harvesting.

Pigoon - transgenic pig
A transgenic pig, bred to grow replacement organs for humans.

Self-Cleaning Gym Suit
Removes the source of odor.

Smart Wallpaper - see who you are
Wallpaper that can sense your mood and provide an appropriate color scheme.

 

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Prophetic Offers Lucid Dreaming Halo With Morpheus-1 AI
re: Peter Watts
(2/12/2024)

More Like A Tumblebug Than A Motorcycle
re: Robert Heinlein
(2/10/2024)

Tesla Camera-Only Vision Predicted In 1930's SF
re: Miles J. Breuer
(2/8/2024)

First Ever Proof Of Water On Asteroids
re: Raymond Z. Gallun
(2/6/2024)

Aptera Solar EV More Stylish Than Heinlein Steel Tortoise
re: Robert Heinlein
(2/4/2024)

Gigantic Space Sunshade Would Fight Global Warming
re: Arthur C. Clarke
(2/2/2024)

Untethered Spacewalk's 50th Anniversary
re: Dom Passante
(1/30/2024)

ESA Designs Huge Inflatable Moonbase
re: Philip K. Dick
(1/28/2024)

AlphaGarden Robot Cares For Gardens Better Than Humans
re: Frank Herbert
(1/26/2024)

Let's Make Slaver Sunflowers! Engineering Plants To Reflect Light
re: Larry Niven
(1/24/2024)

TeslaBot Uber Driver (2024) And The Automatic Motorist (1911)
re: Philip K. Dick
(1/22/2024)

DiffuseBot Uses Generative AI To Invent New Soft Robots
re: Maurice Hugi
(1/20/2024)

Philips Smart Palm Recognition Smart Deadbolt
re: Frank Herbert
(1/18/2024)

BMind Smart Mirror from Baracoda
re: Manga Clamp
(1/16/2024)

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