Store It All as DNA

Information stored using DNA could last thousands of years, according to researchers from ETH Zurich.

According to Reuters, Zurich researchers led by Robert Grass encoded data in DNA, which they then encapsulated within a silica glass particle shell to protect it from the elements — much as organic material in fossils is safeguarded.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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