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2nd June 2013

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A great question!
What can the DNA in your poop teach us about ethics?
A scientist has posted the results of DNA analysis of his poop online. It’s literally the shittiest dataset ever released to the public domain! But it’s also a wellspring for serious discussion about new areas of biological research — and the weird new ethical considerations that go along with them.
via io9

A great question!

What can the DNA in your poop teach us about ethics?

A scientist has posted the results of DNA analysis of his poop online. It’s literally the shittiest dataset ever released to the public domain! But it’s also a wellspring for serious discussion about new areas of biological research — and the weird new ethical considerations that go along with them.

via io9

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    I think it just tells us we are all full of shit, and most of us already knew this. Then I am a cynic and morals and...
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