Apr 27, 2016
Posted by Karen Hurst in categories: biological, computing, engineering, nuclear energy, sustainability
Of course bio technology holds the key for better memory.
Newswise — A group of Boise State researchers, led by associate professor of materials science and engineering and associate dean of the College of Innovation and Design Will Hughes, is working toward a better way to store digital information using nucleic acid memory (NAM).
It’s no secret that as a society we generate vast amounts of data each year. So much so that the 30 billion watts of electricity used annually by server farms today is roughly equivalent to the output of 30 nuclear power plants.