Decode Your DNA for $1000

Now that the 23AndMe company will decode your DNA for $1,000, the age of retail genomics is here:
“The fact that any consumer with $1,000 can now capitalize on this project is a rare case of groundbreaking science overlapping with an eager marketplace. For the moment, 23andMe and Navigenics offer genotyping: the strategic scanning of your DNA for several hundred thousand of the telltale variations that make one human different from the next. But in a few years, as the price of sequencing the entire genome drops below $1,000, all 6billion points of your genetic code will be opened to scrutiny.” Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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