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"[Science fiction is ] That branch of literature which is concerned with the impact of scientific advance upon human beings."
- Isaac Asimov

Dermal-Mist Spray  
  Very refreshing for suburbanites.  

"Incredible," said Dorothy Lawrence, who had finished her drink, and now basked in the dermal-mist spray that descended over her virtually unclad body from an automatic jet above the couch.
Technovelgy from Prominent Author, by Philip K. Dick.
Published by If in 1954
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Compare to the medical dermal spray from DIck's 1960 novel Doctor Futurity.

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