DNA used as data storage device
British scientists were then able to decode the information and reproduce the words of the Bard with complete accuracy.
The same technique made it possible to store a 26-second excerpt from Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream speech and a photo of the Cambridgeshire laboratory where the work took place.
Researchers were also able to turn a copy of Watson and Crick's paper describing the nature of DNA into genetic code.
The landmark study paves the way to storing huge amounts of data using the same method evolved by nature to write the ‘Book