A team of University of Groningen students has altered a bacterium in such a way that it can serve as a storage medium for data and can even send a message. This type of data transfer, known as bio-encryption, is regarded as a future way of securely storing and exchanging millions of gigabytes of data. The students and their invention will be participating in the worldwide iGEM competition in Boston in late October.
The University of Groningen Ubbo Emmius Fund has initiated a crowdfunding campaign to help the students cover the costs.
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