The role of computers in the fields of nanotechnology, genomics and biological computing is discussed. Since the 1980s, the computer industry has shifted to a truly consumer mass-market with the introduction of the PC, the DOS interface and the Apple Macintosh. With an estimated 250 million computers running Windows operating systems, the PC-based microcomputer has become the major computer system available worldwide.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Specialist publication||Online (Wilton, Connecticut)|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2003|