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Future of Data: Encoded in Dna

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George Church, Harvard biologist

Harvard biologist George Church, in his office Wednesday, recently encoded a book he wrote into the genetic molecules of DNA.

Credit: Kelvin Ma for 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.

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