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Scientists store digital files in an unlikely place: DNA

A new coding technique could make it possible to condense your entire digital library onto a microscopic hard drive. Except the hard drive won’t consist of metals and plastic. It will be made of DNA. Scientists in New York have developed a way to compress digital files and squeeze the data into the four base nucleotides of DNA: A, G, C and T. They did so by adapting an algorithm designed for streaming videos on…

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Scientists store digital files in an unlikely place: DNA

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