DNA Data Storage

A DNA solution of about nine liters could possibly store all the digital information in the world, the New York Times reports, noting that nine liters is about the amount of liquid held by a case of wine.

It says that two research groups — one from the University of Washington and Microsoft and the other from the University of Illinois — have shown that digital files can be retrieved from such a dataset.

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