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DNA Giveaways: tracking and defining ownership

DNA Giveaways: tracking and defining ownership

What is DNA?Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule that carries the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.DNA stores biological information.DNA contains the genetic information that allows all modern living things to function, grow and reproduce.DNA is a unique personal identifier that can tell the story about who we are and where we come from.All functions and properties considered, why do we give it away so easily? Some people are willingly sending their DNA through mail to organizations that can track their ancestry. Other are sharing their DNA for medical research purposes. It looks like we do not value the uniqueness of what makes us human, but more importantly, what makes us indiv

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