This book is a collection of essays by scientists, historians, philosophers of science, and students. The essays meld biotechnology into science fiction stories and thereby open a conversation about the morality of what we may be one day, and what it may mean to be human as our biotechnological endeavors continue to evolve. The biotechnology "revol
Introduction and History. Science-Story Dialectic as a Discourse of Change. History of the Biotechnology Revolution. Understanding Problems & Approaching Cures. The "Vicious Cycle" of Obesity. Madeline. Prion Diseases. Carnivore's Game. Climate Change and the Future of Freshwater. Negotiations. Adult Stem Cells to Cure Diabetes-induced Vision Loss. Shadows, and Sugars, and Shades of Grey (Madeline, Part. 2). New Knowledge & New Capabilities. Neogenesis. Madness Enough to Break the World. Who Do They Think They Are? Emmanuel. Keys to Bioproducts from Agriculture. Soon They'll Know our Secrets. Dr. Hyde. The Promise and Pitfalls of Cognitive Enhancement. Build Me a Memory. On We Go. To Where, Who Knows? The Uncertain Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution. Ronin. Closing Reflection on the Word "Revolution".