Microsoft and the University of Washington have created synthetic DNA that is able to store 200MB of data. The DNA could hold, among other things, an HD version of a music video from OK Go!
In a blog post, Microsoft stated:
Karin Strauss, the head Microsoft researcher on the project, reveals just how DNA is used for this purpose:
Microsoft believes using DNA as a way to store data could be very useful in the future, because it's both small and durable; it could allow for data to be stored for thousands of years.