Mapping your DNA could save your life

Why Mapping Your DNA Could Save Your Life
Lauren Drell, mashable.com

You may think you know yourself like the back of your hand, but unless you’ve been DNA tested, there’s probably a lot you don’t know about yourself. Within each of the 50 trillion cells in your body rests the microscopic DNA that programs your ent…

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Ambient electricity sounds and forensic digital anthropology

Electricity’s ‘hum’ helps forensic experts detect manipulated audio recordings
By Chris Welch, theverge.com

An aver­age per­son on the street may find it hard to tell the dif­fer­ence between an unal­tered record­ing and one that’s been edit­ed or tam­pered with in some way, but foren­sic experts are often tasked with just that respon­si­bil­i­ty.…

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DNA: The Ultimate Hard Drive

English: DNA replication or DNA synthesis is t...
English: DNA replication or DNA synthesis is the process of copying a double-stranded DNA molecule. This process is paramount to all life as we know it. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

ScienceNow, wired.com

Researchers have stored an entire genet­ics text­book in less than a picogram of DNA, or one tril­lionth of a gram . It’s an advance that could rev­o­lu­tion­ize our abil­i­ty to save data.

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DNA: The Ultimate Hard Drive