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DVD capacity set to explode!

Supplier: MultipliCD (old)
12 August, 2008

DVDs coated with a layer of protein could one day hold so much information that storing data on your computer hard drive will be obsolete, says a US-based researcher.

He says that the protein layer, made from tiny genetically altered microbe proteins, could allow DVDs and other external devices to store terabytes of information.

Professor Venkatesan Renugopalakrishnan of the Florida International University reported his findings at the International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Brisbane this week.

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