Minnesotans weigh pros and cons of breakthrough genetic testing technology

| | May 11, 2012
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Lynn is a Minneapolis artist, inspired by international science. “I have a real curiosity,” she says, as a string of numbers and letters sprawl across the human face’s head. “Those are the letters of our code. Here’s his sequence right here.” Sequence, as in genome sequence. “I work with scientists to communicate their research through design and narrative,” Lynn says, as face after face fills the screen, each with a different code applied artistically across or behind it. By definition, genome is a collection of a person’s genes — all of the DNA in every single cell. Half is inherited from mom, half from dad. 

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