Micro: a novel

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In the vein of Jurassic Park, this high conceptthriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for amysterious biotech company--only to find themselves cast out into the rainforest, with nothing but their scientific expertise and wits to protect them. Aninstant classic, Micro pits nature against technology in vintageCrichton fashion. Completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston, thisboundary-pushing thriller melds scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction tocreate yet another masterpiece of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.
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Full title micro
Author crichton michael
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auth_author2 Lloyd, John Bedford., Preston, Richard, 1954-
author Crichton, Michael, 1942-2008.
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display_description Three men are found dead in the locked second-floor office of a Honolulu building, with no sign of struggle except for the ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts covering their bodies. The only clue left behind is a tiny bladed robot, nearly invisible to the human eye. In the lush forests of Oahu, groundbreaking technology has ushered in a revolutionary era of biological prospecting. Trillions of microorganisms, tens of thousands of bacteria species, are being discovered; they are feeding a search for priceless drugs and applications on a scale beyond anything previously imagined. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, seven graduate students at the forefront of their fields are recruited by a pioneering microbiology start-up. Nanigen MicroTechnologies dispatches the group to a mysterious lab in Hawaii, where they are promised access to tools that will open a whole new scientific frontier. But once in the Oahu rain forest, the scientists are thrust into a hostile wilderness that reveals profound and surprising dangers at every turn. Armed only with their knowledge of the natural world, they find themselves prey to a technology of radical and unbridled power. To survive, they must harness the inherent forces of nature itself.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Large type books, Microbiologists -- Fiction, Microorganisms -- Fiction, Nanotechnology -- Fiction, Oahu (Hawaii) -- Fiction, Rain forests -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, American
title_display Micro : a novel
title_full Micro, Micro : a novel / Michael Crichton and Richard Preston, Micro A Novel, Micro [sound recording] / Michael Crichton and Richard Preston, Micro [sound recording] : [a novel] / Michael Crichton and Richard Preston, Micro [text (large print)] : a novel / Michael Crichton and Richard Preston
title_short Micro :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Large type books, Microbiologists, Microorganisms, Nanotechnology, Rain forests, Suspense fiction, American, Thriller