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Science vs. Childhood on “Fringe”

The Fox show “Fringe,” now in its third season, features FBI investigator Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv), mad scientist Walter Bishop (John Noble), and Walter’s wisecracking son Peter  (Joshua Jackson, aka Pacey). Olivia works for a group inside the FBI called the “Fringe Division,” which investigates…

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Being a Kid After the Bomb

For Halloween, and in homage to the SF roundups that my favorite Gawker offspring io9 publishes on the regular, here are seven visions of childhood after nuclear war. These stories are a good example of a category of evidence that I initially thought would fit…

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The Skinned Trilogy on the Market: Teenage Robots and “Humanity’s Future”

The third book in Robin Wasserman’s Skinned trilogy, about a teenager named Lia Kahn who dies in a car accident and gets downloaded into an immortal robot body, was released by Simon & Schuster on September 14 (tag line: “Humanity is the past. She is…

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