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"With information retention times that range from thousands to millions of years, volumetric density 103 times greater than flash memory and energy of operation 1E+8 times less, we believe that DNA used as a memory-storage material in nucleic acid memory (NAM) products promises a viable and compelling alternative to electronic memory. Given exponentially increasing demands for safeguarded information worldwide, and the long retention times for DNA (ranging from thousands to millions of years), NAM can store the world's information for future generations using far less space and energy. NAM could thus be used as a time capsule for massive, infrequently accessed records in scientific, financial, governmental, historical, genealogical, personal and genetic domains." - Victor Zhirnov, Reza M. Zadegan, Gurtej S. Sandhu, George M. Church, William L. Hughes

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"With information retention times that range from thousands to millions of years, volumetric density 103 times greater than flash memory and energy of operation 1E+8 times less, we believe that DNA used as a memory-storage material in nucleic acid memory (NAM) products promises a viable and compelling alternative to electronic memory. Given exponentially increasing demands for safeguarded information worldwide, and the long retention times for DNA (ranging from thousands to millions of years), NAM can store the world's information for future generations using far less space and energy. NAM could thus be used as a time capsule for massive, infrequently accessed records in scientific, financial, governmental, historical, genealogical, personal and genetic domains." - Victor Zhirnov, Reza M. Zadegan, Gurtej S. Sandhu, George M. Church, William L. Hughes
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