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5 Amazing and Alarming Things That May Be Done with Your Dna

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Predicting from human DNA

The image on the left (off screen) was taken from a 3D camera. The image on the far right was generated by computers making predictions from the subjects DNA.

Credit: Human Longevity

"You're a male, you're 34-years-old and your 5-foot-10 1/2 inches tall." That's a prediction that Craig Venter, long a pioneer on the frontier of genomics, offered to me while we spoke on the phone.

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