Owen Barritt (hmmm_tea) wrote,
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Genetics and Social Networking

Following on from this post, the other thing 23andMe offer their customers on their website is...

social networking!

Yes, you too could share your genetic predispositions to certain diseases with complete strangers in a bid to demonstrate you have more friends then anyone else on the internet.

I wonder when facebook will get a genetic code application. Given there seems to be one for everything else, there's probably one on there already.

Maybe the next move for 23andMe should be internet dating.

Just imagine it - "Meet X. If you had offspring with them, they'd only have a 5% chance of developing ingrowing toe nails"

Hey presto, a breeding programme for gullible rich people.

Perhaps not
Tags: communication, dna, facebook, humour, internet
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