Alexander Higgins brings us the latest in data storage: fitting 700T onto a gram of DNA.

When we sequenced our own DNA back in high school biology class, I had no clue it could be a storage medium for data. Of course, that’s what it already is.

Reminds me of the galaxy-in-a-bauble around the cat’s neck in the movie “The Fifth Element”.

On a related note, I just started reading about epigenetics. Intuitively, I’ve long suspected this to be possible, if only out of wishful thinking. Read-write filesystem for our corporeal vehicles.

For a while I was trying to double-major in CS and genetics. Sometimes I wonder what would have happened had I stuck with it.

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