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  • DNA could be used for storage of Computer Data

    01/24/2013 1:10:00 PM PST · by shineon · 12 replies
    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.
  • With Shakespeare's help, researchers show potential of DNA for storing digital information

    01/23/2013 4:29:28 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    fox ^ | January 23, 2013
    It can store the information from a million CDs in a space no bigger than your little finger, and could keep it safe for centuries. Is this some new electronic gadget? Nope. It's DNA. The genetic material has long held all the information needed to make plants and animals, and now some scientists are saying it could help handle the growing storage needs of today's information society. Researchers reported Wednesday that they had stored all 154 Shakespeare sonnets, a photo, a scientific paper, and a 26-second sound clip from Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. That all...