TED: Dina Zielinski: How we can store digital data in DNA

 

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Now This: This transparent film could replace your air conditioner by reflecting 70% of the sun’s heat

We’re going to need a lot more of this as global warming overwhelms our thermometers. Perhaps the guys at MIT could integrate it into the vast floating domes we’re goin to need, the habitats we’ll be living in when sea levels rise, and submerge cities like London.

Not to self: Story idea: In a post-apocalyptic world, drowned by rising sea level, a vast floating dome is habitat to city of people only just surviving. With the dome crumbling, their home falling apart, how will the inhabitant of “Atmosphere” survive?