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Author Kaku, Michio.

Title Visions : how science will revolutionize the twenty-first century.

Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.

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Description 1 online resource (416 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary New in paperback, from the bestselling author of Hyperspace, this spellbinding. book brings together the cutting-edge research of today's foremost scientists to. explore the science of tomorrow. Michio Kaku describes the development of computers. and artificial intelligence, reveals how the decoding of the genetic structure of. DNA will allow us to alter and reshape our genetic inheritance, and observes how. quantum physicists are perfecting new ways of harnessing the matter andenergy of the. Universe. Visions is an exhilarating adventure into the future of our planet and. ourselves.
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; PART ONE: VISIONS; CHAPTER 1 Choreographers of Matter, Life, and Intelligence; PART TWO: THE COMPUTER REVOLUTION; CHAPTER 2 The Invisible Computer; CHAPTER 3 The Intelligent Planet; CHAPTER 4 Machines That Think; CHAPTER 5 Beyond Silicon: Cyborgs and the Ultimate Computer; CHAPTER 6 Second Thoughts: Will Humans Become Obsolete?; PART THREE: THE BIOMQLECULAR REVOLUTION; CHAPTER 7 Personal DNA Codes; CHAPTER 8 Conquering Cancer-Fixing Our Genes; CHAPTER 9 Molecular Medicine and the Mind/Body Link; CHAPTER 10 To Live Forever?
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Subject Science -- Forecasting.
Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kaku, Michio. Visions. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999 0192880187
ISBN 9780191586224 (electronic bk.)
0191586226 (electronic bk.)
058524488X (electronic bk.)
9780585244884 (electronic bk.)
0192880187 (pbk.)