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Is DNA the future of data storage? - Leo Bear-McGuinness

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In the event of a nuclear fallout, every piece of digital and written information could all be lost. Luckily, there is a way that all of human history could be recorded and safely stored beyond the civilization’s end. And the key ingredient is inside all of us: our DNA. Leo Bear-McGuinness explains.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Leo Bear-McGuinness
  • Director Franz Palomares
  • Script Editor Mia Nacamulli
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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