Holographic storage systems have been around for years, but haven't taken off due to the cost and lack of a clear advantage over competing storage mediums. A company called AON now claims to have developed a one centimeter cube that can store a terabyte of data in holographic, optically-encoded pages.
There's an old saying that sometimes, the person you know least is yourself. And this is certainly true when it comes to the proteins that build the human body, as scientists know the shape of less than two percent of them. Fear not, some researchers have finally found a non-destructive method for imaging single proteins (and did so, with ferritin).