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Your Hair Could Identify You

Your hair could be just as unique as your DNA, according to new research. Writing in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory say unique protein markers in hair could be used to make forensic and archeological identification easier. Moreover, the proteins are more durable over time, while DNA can deteriorate. To reach their conclusions, the researchers looked at hair samples that were "up to 250 years old” along with samples from 76...

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