I’ve been lazy when it comes to the debate about GM (Genetically Modified) food. As far as I know, GM supporters argue that the world is better nourished when genetic meddling is used to strengthen the resistance of foods to pest and disease or to increase yield or body mass. 170 more words
Books left: 2. Weeks left: 5 (oooh. Panicked rush produced gains. Maybe I’ll just have a little rest. Just five minutes.)
There are not, at any time, many people who have – what do you call it in English? 633 more words
Books left: 3. Weeks left: 6 (just keep swimming).
‘I’d rather play Battleships but we haven’t any graph paper, have we?’
They hadn’t, and so they were forced to talk about the Space-Time Continuum, and whether or not you should write books which clearly fixed themselves into time or books which flouted the usual notion of time in order to clear the mind of arbitrary divisions. 674 more words