Posted by: unlikelygrad | November 30, 2010

Awesome science

Here’s a must-read for anyone in bioinformatics: bacterial data storage!

I know it sounds a little far fetched, especially the practical applications–a hard drive made out of E. coli?–but the basic science seems sound.

http://2010.igem.org/files/presentation/Hong_Kong-CUHK.pdf

(Of course, current “read times” are far too slow for this to be implemented any time soon. But still–wow! So cool!)

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