DNA – It’s Not Just For Breakfast (Or Identifying Murderers) Anymore

Pop Quiz: what’s the size of a teaspoon and costs more than the entire economic output of the entire planet?  If you answered “Donald Trump’s toupee adhesive”, that answer is incorrect.

The correct answer is “a DNA hard drive that can store all of the world’s data in pristine condition for 2 million years.

Now that Swiss scientists have figured out how to make the thing, all they need to do is figure out how to make it affordable, or at the very least how to put it behind the glass case at Wal Mart next to a PS4.

Until then, we will have to rely on existing storage techniques.

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