Scientists work toward digital storage in DNA – Santa Fe New Mexican

Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2016 7:00 pm
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Updated: 7:44 pm, Sun Jul 24, 2016.

Scientists work toward digital storage in DNA

By Malcolm Ritter
AP Writer

The Santa Fe New Mexican

NEW YORK — Her computer, Karin Strauss says, contains her “digital attic” — a place where she stores that published math paper she wrote in high school, and computer science schoolwork from college.

She’d like to preserve the stuff “as long as I live, at least,” says Strauss, 37. But computers must be replaced every few years, and each time she must copy the information over, “which is a little bit of a headache.”

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