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Long Term Archiving for your film? Store it in DNA

Perhaps not too far in the distant future you’ll be storing all your home movies in the same four chemicals that store the information on your eye and hair color. Biological systems have been using DNA as an information storage molecule for billions of years. Vast amounts of data can thus be encoded within microscopic Read MoreRead More

First Ever Video Of A Thought Taking Shape Captured

For the first time, a thought in the brain of a zebrafish is captured on video. Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Genetics believe they’ve captured a world first video — images of a thought making it’s way through the brain of a zebrafish. It’s not a particularly complicated thought — essentially ‘Hey, that looks Read MoreRead More