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Genetic facial recognition may be headed our way

Carl Smith | Front Line Genomics | 
If the accuracy ever gets high enough, there would still be some interesting applications (including the privacy problem) of [genetic] ...
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How DNA can be manipulated to recreate the Mona Lisa

Frances Addison | Front Line Genomics | 
Researchers from Caltech have developed an inexpensive, facile technique for creating very large self-assembling DNA origami structures with customisable patterns ...
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Genomics AI tool: Google’s DeepVariant released as open source

Frances Addison | Front Line Genomics | 
A novel artificial intelligence tool that can accurately call out variants in sequencing data was released as open source on the ...
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Five new genetic links to autism found

Frances Addison | Front Line Genomics | 
Five novel genetic variants have been linked to autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to a new study. The research, released ...
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Questioning the promise of anonymity for DNA donors

Frida Holme | Front Line Genomics | 
Thousands of human genomes have been collected by research institutions around the world in recent years, as they attempt to find ...
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Feel anxious around people? Your genetics may be suppressing your serotonin flow

Frances Addison | Front Line Genomics | 
A new study has discovered that the serotonin transporter gene SLC6A4 is strongly linked to the chances of developing social ...
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Solving crimes with DNA evidence: Fact and fiction

Liz Harley | Front Line Genomics | 
Crime dramas are an entertainment staple across the world. But as DNA becomes a more powerful tool for identifying the ...
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