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(Smithsonian Magazine)   NY artist now reverse engineering facial features from DNA found in discarded gum and cigarette butts. This will end well   (blogs.smithsonianmag.com) divider line 6
    More: Scary, DNA, mitochondrial DNA, RPI, New York, base pairs, polymerase chain reactions, polymerase chain reaction, Penn Station  
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2013-05-03 08:46:46 PM  
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2013-05-03 10:46:34 PM  
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people like her are why other people hate hyphenated names
2013-05-03 09:30:01 PM  
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There is, of course, no way of knowing how accurate Dewey-Hagborg's sculptures are-since the samples are from anonymous individuals, a direct comparison cannot be made.

Maybe she should take samples from volunteers (without seeing them, of course) and find out how accurate her portraits are?
2013-05-03 08:53:06 PM  
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red5ish: [img534.imageshack.us image 585x529]


I would do all of them. At the same time.
2013-05-03 08:43:23 PM  
1 votes:
DNA does not work that way!
2013-05-03 08:39:58 PM  
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If I was a nerd going through an arts program long enough to get a PHD I'd probably be pretty nutty too.  Especially focusing on Electronic Arts...god what a vile topic.

/its a neat concept but I didn't see anything about 'accuracy' in there, seems to be riding on her imagination
 
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