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Mute Witness: Forensic Sketches From Nothing But DNA 68

Posted by timothy
from the why-is-your-yearbook-too-squishy? dept.
First time accepted submitter Todd Palin (1402501) writes "Researchers at Penn State university are trying to reconstruct images of faces based only on a DNA sample of the individual. As far out as this sounds, they did a pretty good job at matching the actual appearance of the faces. This is a pretty good start on a whole new use for DNA samples. Imagine a mug shot of a rapist based only on a DNA sample."
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Mute Witness: Forensic Sketches From Nothing But DNA

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