5 Amazing and Alarming Things That Can Be Done With Your DNA

“You’re a male, you’re 34-years-old and your 5-foot-10 ½ inches tall.”

That’s a prediction that Craig Venter, long a pioneer on the frontier of genomics, offered to me while we spoke on the phone. He took a wild guess after five minutes of conversation, to illustrate the kinds of things his researchers at Human Longevity Inc. are now predicting thanks to genetic data. Had he recorded the conversation and fed it through his computers, he says he could have nailed my precise age (32) and height (6-4).

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2015/12/14/5-amazing-and-alarming-things-that-may-be-done-with-your-dna/