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Review of Brave New World

Summary: Reviews Aldous Huxley's Brave New World from a scientific perspective. Describes how many of Huxley's imaginative devices have become reality. Provides a summary of the story's plot.
The book I have chosen for my study is Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (A Flamingo Modern Classic, 1994).

The novel, which is set six-hundred years in the future, begins by showing the reader how human beings are created: The eggs from an ovary are removed, inspected and then, using a process called `bokanovskification' the egg will bud eight to ninety-six times, resulting in up to ninety-six identical embryos, this is how gammas, deltas and epsilons, the lower caste of society are made. This process is clearly not possible today but as scientists are rapidly developing new ideas and ways of genetic engineering, this could well be a possibility in the future. This could mean the eradication of natural births. Recently Professor Ian Wilmut, who led the team who created Dolly, the cloned sheep, has announced that he wants to be the first to clone a...

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