The Age of Living Machines

- How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution

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  • Engelsk
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A century ago, discoveries in physics came together with engineering to produce an array of astonishing new technologies: radios, telephones, televisions, aircraft, radar, nuclear power, computers, the Internet and a host of still- evolving digital tools. These technologies so radically reshaped our world that we can no longer conceive of life without them.

Today we are on the cusp of a new convergence, with discoveries in biology coming together with engineering to produce another array of almost inconceivable technologies. These next-generation products have the potential to be every bit as revolutionary as the twentieth century’s digital wonders: Virusbuilt batteries. Protein-based water filters. Cancer- detecting nanoparticles. Mind- reading bionic limbs. Computer-engineered crops. These few examples illustrate the promise of the technology story of the twenty-first century to overcome some of the greatest humanitarian, medical and environmental challenges of our time.

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Detaljer
  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal256
  • Udgivelsesdato05-06-2020
  • ISBN139780393358261
  • Forlag Ww Norton & Co
  • FormatPaperback
Størrelse og vægt
  • Vægt198 g
  • Dybde1,8 cm
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    10 cm
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    14 cm
    21,1 cm

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