Sunday, August 19, 2012

Harvard Researchers Turn Book Into DNA Code - WSJ.com

A new take on book plot twists
"In the latest effort to contend with exploding quantities of digital data, researchers encoded an entire book into the genetic molecules of DNA, the basic building block of life, and then accurately read back the text.
The experiment, reported Thursday in the journal Science, may point a way toward eventual data-storage devices with vastly more capacity for their size than today's computer chips and drives."
Harvard Researchers Turn Book Into DNA Code - WSJ.com
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