GEN: DNA Digital Data Whets Its Appetite

The entire digital universe may reach 44 zettabytes this year. That means there are 40 times more bytes now than there are stars in the observable universe. We are generating too much data and running out of space to store it, but we have an elegant solution: DNA, the oldest and most reliable hard drive.

Science: Technological challenges and milestones for writing genomes

The field of synthetic biology has made huge leaps forward in the last decade. In an editorial article for Science, our CSO Dr. Bill Efcavitch and synthetic biology leaders lay out remaining technological challenges in the field to advance genome design, DNA synthesis, genome editing, and chromosome construction.