DNA is not just a brief marker of identity. It is a powerful tool that belongs to the person it has encoded. It is therefore not at all a reasonable thing for the police, or any other government agency, to seize, to hold and to use in perpetuity.
Is there a reason not to think of human beings as communities of organisms with multiple genetic lineages?
PawPaw writes to us today with helpful scientific information about Barack Obama: He is 50% white, 44% Arab and 6% Black. I wasn’t sure at first whether to believe PawPaw or not, because he didn’t include any documentation of this claim or any links to