Tag: genetics

Dec 31

Book Review: The Windup Girl

The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi What’s better than futuristic dystopian sci-fi? Futuristic dystopian sci-fi set in Thailand, a country I know very little about. The premise is that agro-conglomerates have engineered the world’s foodstuffs so that anything other than the strains owned and patented by the major corporate overlords will develop a blight that …

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May 09

Book Review: The Hungry Brain

The Hungry Brain: Outsmarting the Instincts That Make Us Overeat by Stephan Guyenet I got a recommendation for this from a friend who knew how much I like to read about neurology and nutrition. This book is the intersection of the two. To be more succinct, it’s about how the brain affects how and what …

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Feb 26

Changer’s Turf – Chapter Eight

New to the story? S’okay–go here.   Chapter Eight     Kit sat on the floor in the second bedroom, staring at the blank white walls. By the nightlight, she could read Solid Walnut Bassinet on the side of the cardboard box in front of her, but her night vision wasn’t good enough to read the …

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Feb 20

Book Review – Second Glance

Second Glance by Jodi Picoult I’d never head of Jodi Picoult, and only got this book because a secondhand copy was selling at the library for too cheap to pass up, so it surprised me that two separate people told me how much they loved her as an author when they spied the book cover. …

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