Video: Is DNA the future of data storage?

Is DNA the future of data storage? (video)
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Could the future of data storage be DNA? It's the original format after all, storing the information needed to build every living thing.

And it has a handful of qualities that would make it perfect for storing all the in our world.

With recent advances in sequencing and printing DNA, it's technically possible, but there are a few obstacles to overcome before this sci-fi-sounding tech can become a household reality.

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