A group of students at Hong Kong’s Chinese University have developed a way to store complex information in bacteria. Biostorage — the art of storing and encrypting information in living organisms — is a young field, having existed for about a decade.
This opens up a way to saving text, images, music, and even video within living cells. One gram of bacteria could store the same amount of information as 450 2,000-gigabyte hard disks.
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