"The next generation of computers are coming - and they're like nothing we've seen before. Scientists are turning away from silicon chips and are instead using living systems to build machines that look set to change the world forever. The new bioengineers speak in the language of cells and DNA, and they are asking some of the most important questions in modern science. What will computers look like in twenty years time? Is it possible to harness the immense power of biology for the purposes of computation?
Should we even try?"