by Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei
Posted July 9, 2007 in DNA Fun, DNA in General
In a bid to take myself out of the running for an Overselling Genomics Award, I present to you 10 ways DNA can f*** up your life. (Excuse the swearing, I figure that I come across like a Pollyanna too much of the time.)
9. You inherited faulty DNA (disease-causing gene).
8. Your DNA matches the DNA found at a crime scene.
7. The prosecution withheld DNA test results from your defense attorneys.
6. Your DNA didn’t match the DNA of the person who you thought was your parent.
5. The results from your Y-DNA genealogy test showed that you were missing the DSY464 marker which means you’re infertile and…your daughter is not your daughter.
4. The wrong person’s DNA was found in your husband’s underwear.
3. You donated sperm anonymously but your offspring tracked you down anyway using genealogy DNA testing.
1. You make DNA and all things related to DNA your life.
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