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Three Sci-Fi Short Stories To Imagine The Future

My favorite pastime is to imagine how we will live years from now. What will we eat? What will we as interplanetary people worry about? Where will we find peace and how will we connect with each other? So, I often scribble down my thoughts into short tales and ask the question whether that’s a scene I wish for in the future. Here are three of my latest sci-fi short stories. What do you think? Should the future look like these?

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The Ultimate Spring Reading List For Keeping Your Brain Fit

Reading is the best exercise for the brain so if you want to wake up your brain from the winter nap, read! Here is a spring reading list of my latest favorite science fiction and non-fiction books. Not only for geeks or wannabe futurists!

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News From 2055: Gene Therapy Went Wrong? Mother Dies After Fetus Breaks Out Of Womb

A short story written by Margit Hilland Laerum as part of Dr. Bertalan Meskó’s course: Lessons in Digital Health at Semmelweis University. The dystopic scenario details possible consequences of gene therapies that might make us think about how to prevent ethical issues in time.

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News From 2037: Women Fired As Her Wearable Indicated Pregnancy Won Court Battle Against Her Employer

A short story about wearable sensors, predictive algorithms and their potential ethical consequences.

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January, 2035: The First Designer Baby Brought To Life

I write short science fiction stories to raise awareness about the massive ethical issues we will have to face when disruptive technologies show their full potential. This way, people can get scared, excited or just initiate discussions about how to prepare for the coming changes in health, disease and life.

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11 Things Star Wars Could Learn From Medical Technology Today

No one can doubt I’m an enthusiastic Star Wars fan. I have a LEGO-Millennium Falcon and the Death Star at home. However, as The Medical Futurist I cannot help but see what medical technologies the episodes featured. 

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HEREDestiny (Science Fiction Short Story)

A story about what our DNA predestines us to be or not to be. What does the code of life mean for us?