Researchers at Harvard University are working on a path-breaking technique that can lay down your viral infection history. In this post from Motherboard, Jason Koebler creates awareness about the new test that is capable of laying out in front of you your entire viral history. Your immune system has a really long memory. That's why, when you get chicken pox, you typically ... Continue Reading
Is DNA The Latest Innovation in Data Storage?
Harvard scientists have been successful in packing 700 terabytes of data in a single gram of DNA – thousand times more than what was thought feasible earlier. This post from Extreme Tech discusses why, and how, scientists are trying to use DNA as a potential data storage medium. A bioengineer and geneticist at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have successfully stored 5.5 petabits of ... Continue Reading