Presa - Prey Author:Michael Crichton In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles — micro-robots — — has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience. For all practical purposes, it is alive. Every attempt to destroy it has failed, and we — are the pre... more »y. Michael Crichton's most compelling novel yet tells the story of a mechanical plague and the desperate efforts of a handful of scientists to stop it.
Drawing on up-to-the-minute scientific fact, Prey takes us into the emerging realms of nanotechnology and
artificial distributed intelligence — in a story of breathtaking suspense. Prey is a novel you can't put down.« less