The Science of War

How DNA puts a face on the missing

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Nautilus
Sep 11 · 6 min read
Photos: Jasmin Agovic

By Christian Jennings and Amy Maxmen

To a distraught parent whose child has gone missing, the unique genetic code embedded within every cell of the human body is of particular value. That code, spelled out in A’s, C’s, T’s, and G’s, may reveal that their loved one is among the anonymous dead. Hundreds of thousands of people disappear every year…

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