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Why should I read this?

Apparently, you can store the entire world's information on 4g of DNA.* They quickly describe the process of how they did it and what you might use this massive, long term reliable storage medium.

* I guess this doesn't work together with the headline.. well, one source says this, the other that.. anyway, crazy stuff.

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Video and original source: http://hms.harvard.edu/news/writing-book-dna-8-16-12

Sourcehttp://www.extremetech.com/extreme/134672-harvard-cracks-dna-storage-crams-700-terabytes-of-data-into-a-single-gram
Related articlesWorldwide DNA could be stored by 10^21 supercomputers

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View full profile Jérôme Lutz from Berlin & Munich, Germany

I like to share the great things I discover daily while researching and working in the field of Synthetic Biology.

When I talk to people about it, they often refer to Science Fiction. However, when I send them links to this wiki and they read through those pages, they start understanding that this is real and it's happening right now.

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