DNA storage of DATA–big advance in storage capacity, buuuuut what about using the data?

4 base sequencing for storage on DNA is bound to beat binary coding for storage. This technology takes advantage of the expanded storage capacity that would be expected.

The Problem is how to teach computers to access the information stored.

http://www.realclearscience.com/blog/2015/09/new_dna_storage_technique_can_store_490_exabytes_per_gram_109391.html

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One response to “DNA storage of DATA–big advance in storage capacity, buuuuut what about using the data?

  1. I am in the business of teaching computers to access that information. Overall, the technology is only a little more robust than a 19th century wax phonograph, but we can already do some fancy things with it:

    http://phys.org/news/2015-05-average-platforms-genetically-barcode-tens.html

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