CIA funded DNA-collecting Skin Care

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Die Venture Kapital-Firma der CIA steckt Kohle in einen Schönheitsproduktladen, der ein Patent für DNA-sammelnde Hautcreme angemeldet hat: Beauty Secret of Spies – CIA’s Venture Capital Arm Is Funding Skin Care Products That Collect DNA. (via New Aesthetics)

Skincential Sciences developed a patented technology that removes a thin outer layer of the skin, revealing unique biomarkers that can be used for a variety of diagnostic tests, including DNA collection.

Skincential Science’s noninvasive procedure, described on the Clearista website as “painless,” is said to require only water, a special detergent, and a few brushes against the skin, making it a convenient option for restoring the glow of a youthful complexion — and a novel technique for gathering information about a person’s biochemistry.