Your DNA holds over 60 zettabytes of data

Your DNA holds over 60 zettabytes of data. That’s about 5,000 times the estimated information content of all human knowledge. There are four nucleobases in DNA, adenine [A], cytosine [C], thymine [T] and guanine [G], which require 2 bits each to store Each haploid cell (sperm or egg) in your body is made of 3,234.83 million base pairs Your somatic cells have twice as many base pairs with one set coming from your dad and the other coming from dear old mom There are an estimated 37. [Read More]