MP3 files written as DNA with storage density of 2.2 petabytes per gram

Fantastisk idé, men lese- og skrivehastigheten vil antakelig bli ei utfordring :)

It’s easy to get excited about the idea of encoding information in single molecules, which seems to be the ultimate end of the miniaturization that has been driving the electronics industry. But it’s also easy to forget that we’ve been beaten there—by a few billion years. The chemical information present in biomolecules was critical to the origin of life and probably dates back to whatever interesting chemical reactions preceded it.

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