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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. It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780066214122
ISBN-10: 0066214122
Publication Date: 11/1/2002
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 310 ratings
Publisher: HarperCollins
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 4
An interesting concept. I read this back before I had really begun to develop my distrust of agri-corporations and chemical/biological tinkering with life in general, so it's hard for me to give a straight review. It does make one think about today's "medical" industry, though.
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Helpful Score: 4
Subtly frightening... Crichton constructs a suspenseful tale of technology and the unpredicable twists of Nature (or are they predicable? Hmmm...). Crichton is always a good read.
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Helpful Score: 2
Not one of his best, and I've read just about everything he's written.
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Outstanding book. Extremely exciting, with many twists and turns, Definitely grabs hold of you and sucks you in for a long time.
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Nanotechnology gone wild.
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Nano technology and a "what if"