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DNA, human memory, and the storage technology of the 21st century
Author(s): Masud Mansuripur
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Paper Abstract

The sophisticated tools and techniques employed by Nature for purposeful storage of information stand in stark contrast to the primitive and relatively inefficient means used by man. We describe some impressive features of biological data storage, and speculate on approaches to research and development that could benefit the storage industry in the coming decades.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 2002
PDF: 29 pages
Proc. SPIE 4342, Optical Data Storage 2001, (10 January 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.453368
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Masud Mansuripur, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4342:
Optical Data Storage 2001
Terril Hurst; Seiji Kobayashi, Editor(s)

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