A vial containing a few droplets of water – and one million copies of an old movie encoded onto DNA – is displayed at Technicolor's Sunset Boulevard studios in Hollywood. Photo: AFP

Technicolor scientists find new way to archive films - by encoding them in DNA

A vial barely bigger than a bullet holds 1 million copies of a movie, meaning the film libraries of every Hollywood studio could fit into a Lego brick if the coding process can be made commercially viable

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A vial containing a few droplets of water – and one million copies of an old movie encoded onto DNA – is displayed at Technicolor's Sunset Boulevard studios in Hollywood. Photo: AFP
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