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"Every scientist worth his salt that I know of has read science fiction."
- Greg Bear

Designer Eyes  
  Genetic designers create better-than-perfect eyes for replicants.  

A genetic designer of eyes has an unpleasant meeting with replicants who interrupt his lab work.


(Genetic design of eyes from Blade Runner)

Technovelgy from Blade Runner, by Ridley Scott.
Published by Blade Runner Partnership in 1982
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