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Title:
Tomorrowland : our journey from science fiction to science fact
ISBN:
9780544456211
Physical Description:
xvii, 284 pages ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Part One: The future in here -- Bionic man: the world's first bionic man -- The genius who sticks around forever: the science of mind uploading -- Extreme states: the biology of spirituality -- Evolution's next stage: the future of evolution -- Vision quest: the world's first artificial vision implant -- Part Two: The future out there -- Reengineering the Everglades: the world's first terraforming project -- Buckaroo Banzai: the arrival of flying cars -- Meltdown or mother lode: the possibilities of nuclear energy -- Space diving: the future of sport -- Building a better mosquito: the world's first genetically engineered creature -- The great galactic gold rush: the birth of the asteroid mining industry -- Part Three: The future uncertain -- The psychedelic renaissance: the radical world of psychedelic medicine -- Sympathy for the Devil: the troubled science of life extension -- The final frontier: the politics of stem cells -- Hacking the President's DNA: the consequences of playing God -- The god of sperm: the controversial future of birth.
Abstract:
A selection of Kotler's previously published writings, updated, on pivotal and controversial advances in science and technology.-- Source other than Library of Congress.

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Adult Non-fiction 303.483 Kotler
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