Emerging viral diseases are always high value news items. However, how will viruses change over the next few years? In recent years, the most significant virus of them all, in terms of human cases and death toll, was the emergence of Covid. But there has also been Ebola, as well as chikungunya fever, which appeared… Continue reading Viruses – A serious threat to mankind
The process of altering an organism’s genetic make-up, to ensure that it will have certain characteristics, is known as genetic modification or genetic engineering. It has already been applied to plants and animals for many years. Even though genetic modification can be used to cure life threatening diseases, many argue that it is immoral to… Continue reading Genetic Modification – Changing an Organism’s Genetic Composition
Speculative fiction can be divided into three branches: science fiction, which uses science and technology to explain things that are unique to a story; fantasy, which explains things that don’t exist in our world using magic, or the supernatural; and alternate history, which includes descriptions of events, or objects, that are possible in our world… Continue reading Science Fantasy – A Combination of Genres
Many scientists have proposed the theory that a high number of diseases currently plaguing humans are unnatural, and have been created by mankind it laboratories worldwide. The theory also proposes that those behind these creations are the government and other influential leaders within our society. The main reasons behind their creation are population control and… Continue reading Man-Made Diseases – Death Created in a Lab
The 60s, 70s and 80s were remarkable years for Marvel Comics. They gained a well deserved reputation as a major storytelling company and, with it, financial success. The comics they produced told unique tales and contained fantastic artwork, which attracted many fans, both locally and internationally. By the 1980s, comic books had become collector’s items,… Continue reading Marvel Comics – The Journey to the Big Screen
The Black Death is one of history’s most devastating pandemics, which was first discovered in 1320 in the Gobi Desert. By 1346, it had spread to Europe and rampaged through the continent killing approximately 50 million people. Most of these deaths occurred in the cities, where it was spread by fleas living on the rats… Continue reading Plague Doctors – History’s Hopeful Healers
Cloning is the process of creating an exact replica of something or, in the case of human cloning, somebody. There are many ethical concerns about the cloning of humans, and there have been laws passed in several countries declaring it illegal. In addition, the United Nations issued a Global Declaration on Human Cloning in 2005,… Continue reading Human Cloning – The Duplication of a Living, Breathing Being
Even though the vast majority of the population doesn’t believe in mind reading, there are many people that believe it is possible. There are also some who have mastered the art and will be able to tell you what you are thinking most of the time. For many of these, the talent is a natural… Continue reading Reading the Mind – Is Telepathy Really Possible?
I am very pleased to let you know that the first book in The Zeir Prophecy, When Darkness Prevails, is now available in Kindle, Paperback and Hardback. And, it's only $1.99! (Kindle) I'm also working on a short story that will shortly be available as an exclusive book to those who subscribe to my mailing… Continue reading When Darkness Prevails – OUT TODAY
The Zeir Prophecy: Book One. Available now to pre-order (Out 12 June): The existence of the human race is on a knife edge and playing God can have apocalyptic consequences. In 2022 Meyer Medical is the world leader in healthcare and medical research; however, behind the public eye, the corporation is performing top secret human… Continue reading When Darkness Prevails – Pre-Order Now!