Search
Although researchers have previously put data on DNA, this is the first time anyone has included error-checking routines that enable reliable retrieval. | Steven Hunt / Getty Images
Tech

DNA Stores MLK's Speech, Shakespeare's Sonnets

All the data the Internet transmits in a month could fit into about two pounds of DNA.

January 23, 2013
1:08 PM EST
Nick Goldman of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory examines synthesized DNA in a vial. | European Molecular Biology Laboratory