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7024 No. 7024 ID: e8f72b
http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/134672-harvard-cracks-dna-storage-crams-700-terabytes-of-data-into-a-single-gram?utm_content=buffercc763&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffe
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>A bioengineer and geneticist at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have successfully stored 5.5 petabits of data — around 700 terabytes — in a single gram of DNA, smashing the previous DNA data density record by a thousand times.
>> No. 7025 ID: e7972a
add more different nucelobases and the amount of data stored increases exponentially.
>> No. 7030 ID: d7c33f
>2012
>> No. 7045 ID: c99edc
>>7025

It increases as log_2(#bases). How did you come up with exponential?
>> No. 7046 ID: 626b5e
>>7045

Because people use "exponentially" for some reason in a myriad ways that don't work, when they're actually looking at geometric, logistic or hyperbolic growth functions.
>> No. 7047 ID: 885afe
>>7046
Most of us are bad at math so we dont actually know the difference.
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