New Technology Creates Mug Shots From DNA

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•12 Mar 25, 2014

Scientists have announced the creation of a new technology capable of producing 3D models of people’s faces by examining their DNA, a tool experts say could help police create mug shots of criminals from DNA evidence taken from a crime scene. What do you think?

  • “I’ll miss the soft eyes and gentle hues that a pencil drawing can highlight in a criminal.”

    Mary Gillebrand –
    Greeting Card Printer

  • “Call me old-fashioned, but you don’t need some fancy modeling computer for mug shots. Just describe the criminal’s DNA structure to a sketch artist and they’ll do the rest.”

    Mark Hammond –
    Branch Trimmer

  • “Can they make me a new mug shot? I’ve always hated mine.”

    Jasper Stout –
    Unemployed

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