Travels to the Nanoworld by Michael Gross
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Travels to the Nanoworld
By Michael Gross

Travels to the Nanoworld

Miniature Machinery in Nature and Technology

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Travels to the Nanoworld by Michael Gross

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Our lives are about to be changed by new technologies that operate on a scale too small to be seen by even the most powerful optical microscopes. Devices measured in nanometers-billionths of a meter-have set off a nanotechnology revolution. In Travels to the Nanoworld, Michael Gross takes us deep into this miniature universe and describes natural processes and new technologies that will make modern machines look like relics from the Stone Age. Starting with the model of the living cell, whose vital processes are directed and carried out by structures with dimensions on the nanometer scale, Gross shows how biochemists are beginning to understand the mechanisms of the "nanotechnology of nature." Soon science will have the knowledge and technology to generate artificial systems that will perform similar tasks, and through them will find new treatments for disease, substitutes for toxic waste, and alternatives to carbon fuel.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780738204444
ISBN-10: 0738204447
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 268
Imprint: Perseus Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Gross

Dr. Michael Gross has studied various aspects of life under extreme conditions throughout his research career. He received his doctorate in physical biochemistry from the University of Regensburg, Germany. After seven years of research in protein biochemistry at the University of Oxford, he has recently switched to writing full time. He lives in Oxford, England, and is the author also of Travels to the Nanoworld.

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