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Classic Tale of Extraterrestrial Medicine from Vonda N. McIntyre — Free Online

A doctor on an alien planet has only three tools in her medical kit, and they are all living snakes. Using a kind of biotechnology in her own body, she's able to synthesize tailor-made drugs from the snakes' venom after exposing them to people who are ill. Leading a nomadic life, she moves from town to town on an… »3/25/08 3:56pm3/25/08 3:56pm