Posted on

Researchers stored an OK Go music video on strands of DNA

Https%3a%2f%2fblueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com%2fuploads%2fcard%2fimage%2f137890%2fpencil-low-res-1024x687

Feed-twFeed-fb

Researchers just figured out how to squeeze 200 MB of data onto some strands of DNA.

That’s right, the same stuff that’s inside all of us, the blueprints for our eye color, ear shape, height and more — all that makes you, you — also happens to be a pretty decent medium for storing the same kind of information you put on a traditional USB memory stick.

Microsoft and the University of Washington announced the storage breakthrough on Thursday, reporting that they had managed to store a 2010, high definition OK Go music video (see below) as well as 100 books and Crop Trust’s seed database on some DNA strands. Storing data on synthetic DNA is not new, but 200 MB is a huge leap from the most recent DNA storage record of just 22 MB. Read more…

More about Microsoft, Storage, Science, Data, and Dna


Uncategorized

Posted on

Scrub Ninjas® Introduces the First Ever Rapid Review Video Game…

Rapid Review Apps Designed to Improve Retention By Playing Video Games: Created for students applying to medical school (premeds), nursing school (LVN, BSN, RN pre-nursing students), and college…

(PRWeb May 11, 2016)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/scrubninjasexamreview/prweb13361763.htm


All articles

Posted on

News Roundup: Spoon Announces New Record, Tyler The Creator Release Music Video and More

This week, Spoon announced that they plan to release a new album later this year. The indie rock band even revealed a few tunes off the upcoming LP, titled They Want My Soul. More details below. Also, there’s a trailer for the HBO documentary Made In America, which is a behind-the-scenes look at Jay-Z’s Philadelphia […]

Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/beatcrave/~3/LrV3CzlQHGA/

Brittany Snow Brittny Gastineau Brody Dalle Brooke Burke Brooke Burns Busy Philipps


RSS-4

Posted on

Twitter app ads now support autoplay video

Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 12.30.33 PM
App ads are about on Twitter are about to get a bit more lively; brands can now promote their products with video. Previously, companies had to use regular old promoted text or image tweets as their best bet to advertise apps to their audiences. Twitter says video leads to higher user engagement and nearly triple the app installs, given nearly 90 percent of its video views are on mobile devices. WATCH: Bring your app to life with the Video App Card https://t.co/OEhtqHUy7r — Twitter Advertising (@TwitterAds) September 24, 2015   Overall, 82 percent users watch video on the platform, so the ads…

This story continues at The Next Web


All articles