Precision Medicine

DNA designer bodies could soon become mainstream

Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg looks at 3-D printed masks she created from DNA extracted from cheek swabs and hair clippings she received from formerly imprisoned U.S. Army Private Chelsea Manning while she was in jail, ahead of the August 2, 2017 opening of  "A Becoming Resemblance", an exhibition at the Fridman gallery in New York City, July 7, 2017.  REUTERS/Mike Segar

According to entrepreneur Juan Enriquez, we will be able to hack our DNA in the future. Image: REUTERS/Mike Segar

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