Bacteria Bioencryption May Make Your Hard Drive Extinct

Bacteria Bioencryption May Make Your Hard Drive Extinct

DNA encryption advances signal staggering implications for data storage of the near future.

Stephen Fortune
  • 29 november 2010

Biotechnology and networked reality became even closer bed fellows as a Chinese research team announced they have unlocked a mechanism whereby they can create a living data storage system.

The research team have made advances in the DNA shuffling encryption and decryption elements of existing bioencryption systems. Using their method, they managed to store the United States Declaration of Independence in 18 bacteria cells. When scaled up the teams methods mean that:

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