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The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth

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The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: B001PTGTFA

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An early examination of scientific ethics that helped define an important genre in science fiction. As a result of research into the growth curves of living matter, two scientists invent a seemingly miraculous substance called Herakleophorbia IV, nicknamed "The Food of the Gods." Its consumption causes accelerated uninterrupted growth in all forms of life. Its creators' lack of forethought and ineptitude results in terrifying consequences when the substance escapes the bounds of the experiment and is ingested by unintended creatures.

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