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Sherlocked: Molecules on phone clue scientists in to owner’s lifestyle
New research carried out by US scientists has discovered exactly what the molecular data that you leave on your cell can tell about you. And the answer is – well, almost everything.
Scientists at University of California’s San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences say they can now build a comprehensive lifestyle profile for a phone’s owner, including details about their diet, health, use of cosmetics, and even the places they’ve visited.
The results of the study have been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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