Web edition: June 5, 2012
Every electronic gadget needs a good memory. A music player saves songs, albums and playlists. A computer holds schoolwork and programs — and remembers how far a player advanced in her favorite game. Mobile phones recall names, numbers and hundreds of texts.
Now, scientists in California say they’ve come up with a way to turn a living cell into a memory device.
A. Witze. DNA used as rewritable data storage in cells. Science News Online, May 21, 2012. [Go to]