Forum Posts by
Timothy F. Murphy
- What’s Behind Gender Panic in the Restroom?
Posted on April 25, 2016
North Carolina recently adopted a statute that requires people to use public restrooms consistent with the sex assigned to them at birth, and other jurisdictions are debating similar proposals. Legislators in Kansas have proposed a bill that would require financial compensation to people who encounter people using restrooms that do not reflect the sex assigned… Read more
- DNA Phenotyping and Baby’s First Portrait
Posted on March 20, 2015
Some researchers are at work generating images of people’s faces by relying on DNA samples alone, in a process known as DNA phenotyping.The process involves linking genetic traits and their typical manifestations in traits such as eye color, hair color, and features associated with ancestry. The research is in its early stages, and DNA does its… Read more