October 31, 2017

Honey, I Shrunk the Data

The world’s data is stored on millions of computers, or servers, that take up buildings’ worth of space and consume about as much electricity as France. How do we keep up with the increasing amount of data that we are generating? In this episode, we talk to Dina Zielinski, a bioinformatician, about her unexpected solution: storing digital data on DNA.

Music: "Lode Runner" and "Onward" from Poddington Bear.


  1. Every information is stored on computer. But as the time passes we have more data and less storage. This article was very helpful. Thank you for sharing.