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Scientists Just Stored 52 Pages of Mozart in DNA

DNA storage could decrease our reliance on energy-intensive data centers

Photo: DEA/A. Dagli Orti/Getty

So much of modern life is digital that the amount of data we’re generating is quickly outpacing the amount of storage space we have for that data. Not only does this mean we may need to build more massive data centers, but it’s bad news for climate change, too…

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.