How one artist was able to recreate faces from DNA on forgotten gum, cigarette butts
On a bleak January day in 2013, Chicago-based artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg picked up a cigarette butt from a sidewalk under an underpass in Brooklyn.She hadn’t seen it being dropped, but over time, as she worked methodically to extract the genetic clues clinging to it, she started to find out about the woman (it was a woman, it turned out) who had...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark