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Tech Turns to Biology as Data Storage Needs Explode - Scientific American

Researchers have decoded the genomes of mammoths and a 700,000-year-old horse using DNA fragments extracted from fossils in the past few years. DNA clearly persists far longer than the bodies for which it carries the genetic codes. Computer scientists and engineers have long dreamed of harnessing DNA's tininess and resilience for storing digital data.


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