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Remarkable feat by researchers makes those so-called thumbdrives look monster-sized by comparison. (Read
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|"While an interesting idea, bacteria (indeed most, if not all species) are subject to mutations that alter their DNA, therefore the information is subject to damage, even complete deletion. Unless the plan is to freeze and archive the cells used."
(Jamie 12/14/2010 2:30:17 PM)
|"Very true, However, I think that these techniques store multiple copies. I wonder if they've thought of including parity bits or checksums..."
(Bill Christensen 12/17/2010 8:41:07 PM)
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