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Was It Designed? – The Storage Capacity of DNA

Was It Designed? – The Storage Capacity of DNA.


Was It Designed? – The Storage Capacity of DNA

COMPUTER users generate enormous amounts of digital data that has to be stored for access as needed. Scientists are hoping to revolutionize current methods for digital storage by imitating a far superior data-storage system found in nature—DNA.

Consider: DNA, found in living cells, holds billions of pieces of biological information. “We can extract it from bones of woolly mammoths . . . and make sense of it,” says Nick Goldman of the European Bioinformatics Institute. “It’s also incredibly small, dense and does not need any power for storage, so shipping and keeping it is easy.” Could DNA store man-made data? Researchers say yes.

Scientists have synthesized DNA with encoded text, images, and audio files, much as digital media stores data. The researchers were later able to decode the stored information with 100 percent accuracy. Scientists believe that in time, using this method, 0.04 ounce (1 g) of artificial DNA could store the data of some 3,000,000 CDs and that all this information could be preserved for hundreds if not thousands of years. Potentially, this system could store the whole world’s digital archive. DNA has thus been dubbed “the ultimate hard drive.”

What do you think? Could the storage capacity of DNA have come about by evolution? Or was it designed?


5 Exercises For The Mind

mind exerciseThe mind, just like other parts of the body needs to be exercised for improved functionality. When you say you are on yourself, you are actually improving on how you view, think, analyze and organize your life and these has its starting point from the mind. It is all about the mindset and then what the mind is capable of. So, to prepare the mind for real life experiences, you need to simulate the mind so as to be ready when the need arises. The more exposure the brain gets, Continue reading “5 Exercises For The Mind”

Virtues Of Reciting Surah Al Mulk

The Prophet said, ‘There is a surah in the Qur’an which is only thirty verses. It defended whoever recited it until it puts him into paradise’ i.e. Surah al Mulk
[Fath al Qadir 5/257, Sahihul Jamiea 1/680, Tabrani in Al-Awsat & Ibn Mardawaith]
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Mentorship: 5 Reasons You Need It

reasons to have a mentorUntil a few years ago, i had no idea what mentorship was about, all what I knew were the relationship between a trainer and trainee in which the former is directly impacting knowledge and skills to the latter, often under contract (payment and duration). Mentorship is a whole level of ball game.
Mentorship is a personal development Continue reading “Mentorship: 5 Reasons You Need It”

Habits That Ruin The Health

habits that ruin healthThere are tonnes of habits that ruin health which if not curbed now has a long term effect on the body system. You should try as much as possible to cultivate good health habits as this is one of the secrets of living a happy life. So here are few of the habits that ruin the health: Continue reading “Habits That Ruin The Health”

Benefits Of Reciting Surah Al Imran

al imranAbdullah ibn Masud (radiAllahu anhu) said, ‘What an excellent treasure Surah al Imran is to the pauper when he recites it in prayer during the last part of the night’
[Darimi 3264/A]
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Tips To Effective Time Management

time managementTime management is the act or process of planning or exercising consious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency or productivity. It is a meta-activity with the goal to maximize the overall benefit of a set of activities, within the boundary condition of a limited amount of time. Managing your time though doesn’t mean you forego fun activities or Continue reading “Tips To Effective Time Management”

Virtues of Reciting Surah Al Baqarah

al baqarahThe Prophet said, ‘The Qur’an and those who committed themselves to it will be presented on the Day of judgement, preceded by Surah al-Baqarah and Surah al Imran’.
[Muslim 805]
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Ultimate Success: 7 Principles

steps to successSuccess in our endeavors both in personal and professional terms is what everybody strives to achieve but which are most times elusive. It is a subject that has kept me awake alot of nights in the past after which i conducted researches and understood the processes that brought successful people to where they are right now. One of the reasons most people fail to succeed is the fact Continue reading “Ultimate Success: 7 Principles”

Foods That Boost Brain Power

brain foodJust like other organs of the body, the brain needs proper and adequate supply of nutrients to perform better. Here at nexxyb, our focus is to bring you informations on how to development the mind, body and soul. The mind resides in the brain, (and come to think of it, our general performance largely depend on how healthy the brain is) which makes it important to understand which foods keep the brain healthy in staying sharp and focused. Messagers in the brain, called neurotransmitters, help Continue reading “Foods That Boost Brain Power”

Essentials Of Personal Budgeting

essentials of personal budgeting

A personal budget is a finance plan that allocates future personal income towards expenses, savings and debt repayment. Think about budgeting as a way to concisely create a better environment for yourself, using your resources.
Setting up a budget is a great way to help you ensure you are managing your resources (money) efficiently, Continue reading “Essentials Of Personal Budgeting”

Are You An Early Riser?

are you an early riser?

Prrrr! Prrrr!
You opened an eye, the room is still dark. What’s making that noise? Oh! It’s the alarm set at 4:30 AM by your cousin staying with you for the week! You might be thinking: who in their right mind wake up that early? Well, the truth is Continue reading “Are You An Early Riser?”

From The Mimbar: Surah Al Mulk

In The Name of Allah, The Most Beneficient, The Most Merciful. All praises and adorations belong to Almighty Allah. We seek His Peace and Blessings on the Noble Prophet (s.a.w), his family, companions and all those that follow his guided step.

1. Blessed is He in whose hand is dominion, and He is over all things competent
2. [He] who created death and life to test you (as to) which of you is best in deed and He is the Exalted in Might, The Forgiving. – (Quran 67: 1-2)

This week, the message from Continue reading “From The Mimbar: Surah Al Mulk”

Concentration On Solat (Prayer)

In The Name of Allah, The Most Beneficient, The Most Merciful. All Praises and Adoration belongs to Allah, The Lord of all that exist. We seek His Peace and Blessings on Noble Prophet (s.a.w), his family, companions, and all that follow his guided path.

Allah says

Be guardians of your prayers and of the midmost prayer, and stand up with devotion to Allah – Q2:238

Importance of solat cannot be over Continue reading “Concentration On Solat (Prayer)”

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