Digital Trends: When we run out of room for data, scientists want to store it in DNA

Digital Trends: When we run out of room for data, scientists want to store it in DNA. “First the apocalyptic warning: We’re running out of data storage. Chances are that this isn’t something you’ve had to worry about too much in recent years. There was a time, not all that long ago, when your computer’s finite hard drive was all the storage you had available. Hit that limit (which, in the case of my own first computer, was less than 100MB) and you resorted to floppy disks and other local external storage. When you ran out of that, too, you got deleting. We don’t delete any more. “