“As innovative as this idea seems, it could also be risky. I am fascinated with bio-art but I would not sell my DNA to strangers. It can be either totally useless or totally dangerous.
Another idea would be to supply these vending machines with DNA extraction kits!”
— Ghina Zand Alhadid
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