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DNA could be used for storage of Computer Data
Computer World ^
Posted on 01/24/2013 1:10:00 PM PST by shineon
Computerworld - Researchers have created a way to store data in the form of DNA, which can last for tens of thousands of years.
The encoding method makes it possible to store at least 100 million hours of high-definition video in about a cup of DNA, the researchers said in a paper published in the journal Nature this week.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dna; dnastorage
hmmm. Kinda makes sense, a little.
posted on 01/24/2013 1:10:09 PM PST
Rule 34 will be in effect
posted on 01/24/2013 1:14:15 PM PST
(I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
File this one under Popular Science
posted on 01/24/2013 1:14:21 PM PST
posted on 01/24/2013 1:16:21 PM PST
(First, Do No Harm)
posted on 01/24/2013 1:26:17 PM PST
posted on 01/24/2013 1:29:12 PM PST
by dagogo redux
(A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
To: dagogo redux
"It already is."
posted on 01/24/2013 1:32:41 PM PST
( Newspeak is the official language of Oceania)
posted on 01/24/2013 1:35:14 PM PST
The encoding method makes it possible to store at least 100 million hours of high-definition video in about a cup of DNA
Is that a standard 'cup' or a Starbucks 'cup'?
posted on 01/24/2013 1:42:01 PM PST
by Don Corleone
("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
To: Don Corleone
posted on 01/24/2013 1:52:36 PM PST
yeah, until the “2 & 1/2 Men” virus breaks loose and world IQ drops 100 points.
posted on 01/24/2013 2:03:59 PM PST
But you will have to worry about both computer viruses and real viruses wiping out your data.
posted on 01/24/2013 2:04:31 PM PST
(Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
Sorry about that chief
posted on 01/24/2013 2:44:59 PM PST
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