Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram | ExtremeTech

Bio-nanotechnology is sure to make us rethink the world we live in. The greatest storage device of information is inside every cell. Scientists are only beginning to tap the potential and it is mind blowing to speak in terms of petabits of data. Read more in the article below -


Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram | ExtremeTech: Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram

"A bioengineer and geneticist at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have successfully stored 5.5 petabits of data — around 700 terabytes — in a single gram of DNA, smashing the previous DNA data density record by a thousand times."

Source: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/134672-harvard-cracks-dna-storage-crams-700-terabytes-of-data-into-a-single-gram

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