Scientific American Guest Blog: Lenina versus the pneumococcus
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is a fascinating read. Lenina is the inoculation nurse at the hatchling laboratory in central London. Follow this link to the Scientific American Guest Blog to read about her being placed in a pneumococcal research laboratory. The science of pneumococcus, antibiotics to treat, growing resistance, vaccination issues is referenced. Artwork by Artologica is placed within the story. Come read Short Story Science!
I enjoyed your story, its interesting to have such a scientific short story, complete with diagrams and everything!ReplyDelete
Thank you...it was really fun to write...and decide how Lenina's artwork should fit into the science.ReplyDelete
Wow this was really neat! I've never read a short story like this before. Congrats on the publication!ReplyDelete
@arspoetica--thank you very much for reading...your comments are much appreciated.ReplyDelete