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- Ray Bradbury

Vagus Nerve Bio-Chip  
  Relief from nausea without drugs.  

Some humans just never quite get the hang of free-fall.

Roic unbent from the port, looking especially stoic, faint vertical lines of worry between his eyebrows.

Miles asked, "Has everyone had their antinausea pills?"

Roic nodded earnestly.

Ekaterin said, "Have you had yours?"

"Oh, yes." He glanced down his plain gray civilian tunic and trousers. "I used to have this nifty bio-chip on my vagus nerve that kept me from losing my lunch in free fall, but it got blown out with the rest of my guts in that unpleasant encounter with the needle-grenade. I should get it replaced one of these days..."

From Diplomatic Immunity, by Lois McMaster Bujold.
Published by Baen in 2002
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