The science fiction author Cixin Liu is best known for his mind-bending trilogy The Three Body Problem.
In recent experiments, scientists brought back cellular functions to the brains of dead pigs, recalling early galvanism.
Science fiction isn’t limited to predicting tech developments: It’s more broadly concerned with imagining possible futures, or alternative presents.
H.G. Wells's famous science fiction novel imagines what would happen if Martians did to Great Britain what Europeans did to Tasmania.