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Data stored in multiplying bacteria

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#1    Althalus


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Posted 09 January 2003 - 02:58 PM

                                                A message encoded as artificial DNA can be stored within the genomes of multiplying bacteria and then accurately retrieved, US scientists have shown.

Their concern that all current ways of storing information, from paper to electronic memory, can easily be lost or destroyed prompted them to devise a new type of memory - within living organisms.

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