Me, My Genes, and I

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Most medical images are too obscure (think spleen) or all too clear (think brain) to appeal as art, but Ottawa-based DNA 11 has hit on the happy medium: your genes. The firm extracts DNA from your inner cheek, ­copies it, pulls it through an ­electric field to ­separate it into bars and blanks, and ­photographs the eerily glowing pattern in a color of your choice.

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