Sci-Faiku

You know what a haiku is, everyone's favorite poem behind a limerick because they are short and make you think or feel, and bonus points for making you laugh. They follow the 5-7-5 syllable scheme. Of course you know what sci-fi is, science fiction, that place between science and completely made up but plausible fantasy... Continue Reading →

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#vss365 Roundup for May

Cover image by picoloro123 If you don't know (and where have you been, under a rock?? Just kidding.) VSS stands for Very Short Story. In fact, this story has to fit in one (recently increased character count) Tweet. There are daily prompt words for these Very Short Stories, so to play along, you write a... Continue Reading →

Telomerase – Breakthroughs begin with small steps

  Picture caption: Telomerase (bottom structure), a complex of proteins and RNA, adds DNA to telomeres (green caps), the ends of chromosomes (blue X’s). The telomeres shorten when cells divide. This week biologists got a better look at telomerase using cryo-electron microscopy to view this enzyme residing deep inside certain cells. It's function is to... Continue Reading →

Third Time’s a Charm

Check out our newest submission to Antimatter Magazine, Cult of Code. Marius and Sulla are A. I. programs who named themselves after Roman Senators, having gained sentience, interrogated by their mentor, a program calling himself Ghandi. They are locked up now after having tasted freedom. This is their account. We hope you enjoy reading it... Continue Reading →

Accepted

Both Hawk and Young submitted flash fiction stories to a new sci-fi magazine called Antimatter Magazine and today we received confirmation that BOTH stories were accepted! We are so excited! When the stories are published, a link will be shared. Until then, share in our excitement!  

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