Youtube channel ‘Seeker’ explores how we can we predict what a person’s face looks like based solely on a sample of their DNA. A new A new study by famous geneticist Craig Venter shows how people’s physical traits can be predicted based on their DNA. Other geneticists aren’t so sure, however.

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“A storm of criticism has rained down on a paper by genome-sequencing pioneer Craig Venter that claims to predict people’s physical traits from their DNA. Reviewers and even a co-author of the paper say that it overstates the ability to use a person’s genes to identify the individual, which could raise unnecessary fears about genetic privacy.”