If there is an article of faith in computer science, it's that everything can keep getting faster and faster.

But scientists say they've discovered an apparent speed limit that will restrict how quickly data can be written onto disks and then retrieved. The good news: This limit is about 1,000 times faster than today's state-of-the-art data storage devices.

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