Science Fiction short story by Julian Huxley. * * * 1/2

Scientist-explorers in Africa encounter an unknown tribe. They settle down to study it, using their various specialties (the narrator's is cultivating tissue cultures).

Watch as the practices of the explorers turn into religious practices for the members of the tribe.

"The Tissue-Culture King" appears to be one of the first Science Fiction stories in which the science of Biology played an important part in the plot.

First appeared in Amazing Stories in 1927. I found it in James Gunn's anthology The Road to Science Fiction.

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