Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century
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.
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The Invisible Computer
The Intelligent Planet
Machines That Think
Will Humans Become Obsolete?
Personal DNA Codes
Conquering CancerFixing Our Genes
Molecular Medicine and the MindBody Link
Designer Children and Clones
The Genetics of a Brave New World?
The Quantum Future
To Reach for the Stars
Toward a Planetary Civilization
Masters of Space and Time
To Live Forever?
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