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

Wall Street Journal Video:


UPI: Scientists Successfully Store Computer Files In DNA


Science: DNA Could Store All of the World’s Data in One Room Researchers Store Computer Operating System and Short Movie on DNA


Discover: Pushing the Theoretical Limits of DNA Data Storage


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.


IEEE Spectrum:  Suduko Hints at New Encoding Strategy for DNA Data Storage


Christian Science Monitor: To Make Better Computers, Researchers Turn to Molecular Biology