It seems like it was just yesterday that we were buying our son, jeans for Christmas. And while we may, again this year, be buying him jeans (photo left), just this evening we placed a gift order for his genes (photo right).
The company is called 23andMe. It’s a genetic testing service that provides information and tools to understand your DNA. With a simple saliva sample they'll help him gain insight into his traits, from baldness to muscle performance. Discover risk factors for 92 diseases. Know his predicted response to drugs, from blood thinners to coffee. And uncover his ancestral origins.
Holly cow; this is hardly a traditional gift!