How to store data error-free for millions of years

February 16, 2015 ETH researchers have found an error-free¬† way to store information in the form of DNA, potentially preserving it for millions of years:¬†encapsulate the information-bearing segments of DNA in silica (glass), using an error-correcting information-encoding scheme. Scrolls thousands of years old provide us with a glimpse into long-forgotten cultures and the knowledge of … Continue reading How to store data error-free for millions of years