Writing the Book in DNA | Harvard Medical School

Writing the Book in DNA | HMS


700 terabtyes of data storage in 1 gram. George Church, the Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and a founding core faculty member of the Wyss Institute for Biomedical Engineering at Harvard University, and his team encoded the book, Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves, in DNA, which they then read and copied.

To which the reply, as some wit put it, is: Looking forward to my 100 terabtye USB stick for $19.99 in the near future.