Erlich Lab’s Study Showcases Method to Maximize Data-Storage Capacity of DNA

Scientist collaborating in the lab

In a study published in Science, New York Genome Center researchers Yaniv Erlich, PhD, and Dina Zielinski describe a new coding technique for maximizing the data-storage capacity of DNA molecules.

Watch the video of Dr. Erlich explaining the research and read the media stories about this study below:

Media Highlights:
Wall Street Journal:  What’s Stored in DNA? An Old French Movie and a $50 Gift Card
https://www.wsj.com/articles/whats-stored-in-dna-an-old-french-movie-and-a-50-gift-card-1488481266

Wall Street Journal Video:

 

UPI: Scientists Successfully Store Computer Files In DNA
http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2017/03/02/Scientists-successfully-store-computer-files-in-DNA/3341488491956/

 

Science: DNA Could Store All of the World’s Data in One Room
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/03/dna-could-store-all-worlds-data-one-room

 

Phys.org: Researchers Store Computer Operating System and Short Movie on DNA
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-short-movie-dna.html

 

Discover: Pushing the Theoretical Limits of DNA Data Storage
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2017/03/02/dna-data-storage-limits/#.WLh1BRLyvJM

 

The Atlantic: This Speck of DNA Contains a Movie, a Computer Virus, and an Amazon Gift Card: Meet the storage format that never goes obsolete.
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/03/this-speck-of-dna-contains-a-movie-a-computer-virus-and-an-amazon-gift-card/518373/

 

IEEE Spectrum:  Suduko Hints at New Encoding Strategy for DNA Data Storage
http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/memory/suduko-hints-at-new-encoding-strategy-for-dna-data-storage

 

Christian Science Monitor: To Make Better Computers, Researchers Turn to Molecular Biology
http://www.csmonitor.com/layout/set/print/Science/2017/0302/To-make-better-computers-researchers-turn-to-microbiology