Haven't seen a thread so far, but thought this was one of the more interesting stories in the news in recent days - DNA: The Ultimate Hard Drive - ScienceNOW Book written in DNA code | Science | The Guardian It had never even crossed my mind that this was possible, and it reminds me of a sci-fi film I watched not too long ago. Maybe Virtuosity? Where humans were information carriers, and naturally some were more valuable than others. It may not have been that, but there's definitely something i've watched that is along those lines. Interesting concept anyway. The application of the data to the strand is the stumbling block at the moment, but in time they hope to correct that. Crazy stuff.