The Human Blend by Alan Dean Foster:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas
Enjoyable story details the adventures of Whispr, a modified or humeld person, in a future Florida set about fifty years from now. This is the first book in Card's Tipping Point trilogy. Whispr teams up with a Natrual physician to investigate a mysterious artifact. Select
A device that drains power quickly from an electric vehicle.
A device that burns out neural connections.
A robotic hand with each finger customized for a different function.
Genetically engineered trees for wood pulp.
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re: Jack Williamson
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