Omni October 1986

 

 

SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

LONGEVITY:
EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON
YOUTH PILLS
LASER FACE-LIFTS
BORN-AGAIN GENES
SOULS ON ICE
ARTIFICIAL SKIN
SURROGATE BRAINS
AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!

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OMNI1986OctLG

Vol.9 No. 1

Cover Art: This month's cover is Japanese artist Sachio Yoshida's version of Sandro Botticeli's famous painting The Birth of Venus. Through the efforts of twentieth-century science, the goddness's qualities of eternal youth and beauty may someday belong to all of us.

 
Contents / Articles

Omnibus
Contributors

Communications
Correspondence

Space
Nuclear Reactors
by Paul Bagne

Books
Cliver Barker Profile
by Murray Cox

Stars
Astronomers versus Environmentalists
by Own Davies

Body
Mind Scan
by Stephen Robinett

Explorations
Mechanical Zoo
by Erik Larson



Longevity Report

First Word
Aging Research
by Kathy Keeton

Forum
Bionic Man
by Pierre Galletti and Robert Jarvik, M.D.'s

Earth
Tree Shakers
by John. J. Berger

Artificial Intelligence
Surrogate Brains
by Grant Fjermedal

Continuum
Life Extenders

Elixirs of Youth
Born-again Genes and Youth Pills
by Ann Giudici Fettner and Pamela Weintraub

Bodyshop
Laster Face-lifts
by Viva

Death Avengers
Immortality Seekers
by Katharine Lowry

Lifelines
Pictorial: How Man Ages
by Susan Ellis

Richard Cutler
Interview
by Pamela Weintraub

Souls On Ice
Cryogenics
by Paul Bagne and Nancy Lucas

Sentries
Pictorial
by Leah Wallach

Last Word
Humor
by Terry Runte



The End of the Whole Mess
Fiction
by Stephen King

Days of Future Past
Pictorial: Space Art
by Ron Miller

Pig Thieves on Ptolemy
Fiction
by Leo Daugherty

Antimatter
UFOs, etc

Star Tech
Tools for the Year 2000

Trip to the Stars
The Great Moon Buggy Contest
by Douglas Colligan

Games
Wordplay
by Scot Morris