• Stephen Webb
Part of the Science and Fiction book series (SCIFICT)


Advances in nanotechnology and biotechnology hold the promise of a brave new world, but also one in which threats to humanity could be of a uniquely terrible kind. Hodgson’s famous story provides the modern reader with a hint of the sort of horror that biotechnology could unleash.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Webb
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  1. 1.DCQE University of PortsmouthLee-on-the-SolentUK

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