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Could A DNA Test Really Predict What You Look Like?

Could A DNA Test Really Predict What You Look Like?

In “Stranger Visions,” the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg imagined what people might look like based on DNA collected from refuse like cigarette butts. Image: Heather Dewey-Hagborg In 2012, the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg exhibited a work that predicted a terrifying future: She extracted DNA from discarded hairs, gum and cigarette butts and…