Saturday, March 4, 2017

Scientists Can Now Store Digital Data In DNA With 100% Accuracy

Is it just me or does this sound like the plot of a really bad sci-fi movie?

All the digital data we're creating—44 trillion gigabytes by 2020—has to go somewhere. The "where" of the near future, many researchers believe, will be on DNA strands, which can store thousands more gigabytes than the best iPhone on the market. Millions of years of evolution have perfected this form of biological information storage.