Molecular storage, data writ small

The worldwide demand for data storage far outpaces our ability to store it. Researchers are turning to molecular storage, modeled on DNA, for a potential solution. “As an initial demonstration of feasibility, 400 kilobits of information in both text and image format were recorded and recovered with better than 99% accuracy at write speeds of 8 bits/s and read rates of 20 bits/s.” learn more

Bill Gates wants to talk about soil

“Nearly a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture. Bill Gates highlights several companies who are developing creative solutions to fight climate change caused by agriculture.” Included in his list is Cambridge Crops, which I have the good fortune to be a tiny investor in. learn more