DNA, the ultimate digital storage

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While cleaning out an old file cabinet last week I found a box of floppy disks. Hope they didn’t contain any vital documents because I’d need a time machine to retrieve them. Which begs the question: With technology changing so often and so fast, how do we safeguard not just my college term papers but all knowledge, i.e., civilization itself?

Researchers with the European Bioinformatics Institute in Cambridge, England, think they have the answer …  Continue reading

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