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Making Art of the DNA We Leave Behind

GENETIC PRIVACY

May 17, 2013

What if someone could take your mundane, discarded items—chewing gum, a stray hair and other things with traces of DNA—and turn them into a portrait of you? Heather Dewey-Hagborg has already started doing just that. This Privacy Perspectives blog post explores her work and the broader implications, both creepy and courageous, for our fledgling personal privacy in light of advancing DNA capabilities.
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