Future of data: Encoded in DNA

From the Wall Street Journal:

In the latest effort to contend with exploding quantities of digital data, researchers encoded an entire book into the genetic molecules of DNA, the basic building block of life, and then accurately read back the text.

Read the article here.  Read the article in Science here.

Church GM, Gao Y, Kosuri S. Next-Generation Digital Information Storage in DNA.  Science. 2012 Aug 16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22903519

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