DNA

The future of fingerprinting technology

Should fingerprinting be mandatory? Many states think so. While some consider DNA collection a preventative measure against terrorism, others claim it violates privacy. Bailey McCann editor and publisher of the online tech publication CivSource has covered the industry for 15 years and joins Hari Sreenivasan now to discuss new technologies and trends.

The next leap forward since mapping the human genome?

Last week, when news broke that scientists had mapped over a hundred epigenomes – an effort being hailed as the next leap forward since the sequencing of the human genome more than a decade ago – I was excited.  Thrilled, even, for the burgeoning field of epigenomics, which apparently is advancing at an unprecedented pace.  […]