With advanced biomedicine banned in the United States, rich and powerful Americans traveled to India to extend their lifespans and augment their bodies and minds.
So too did Americans who wanted wealth and power. Middle-class, middle-aged Americans like Liam Kleinschmidt and his wife.
But traveling 14,000 miles to a south Indian medical resort proved the easy part.
Wonder and dread combine in a near future tale of vast medical opportunities... and shadowy figures out to deny those opportunities to the world.
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Raymund Eich files patent applications, earned a Ph.D., won a national quiz bowl championship, writes science fiction and fantasy, and affirms Robert Heinlein's dictum that specialization is for insects. In a typical day, he may talk with university biology and science communication faculty, silicon chip designers, patent attorneys, epileptologists, and rocket scientists. Hundreds of papers cite his graduate research on the reactions of nitric oxide with heme proteins. He lives in Houston with his wife, son, and daughter.