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Amazon Prime Day 2018: 23andMe's Genetics + Health DNA kit is on sale for $99 (AKA the lowest we've ever seen)

DNA testing kits are one of those things that are on most everyone's bucket list. But regardless of how cool they are, it may be hard to justify paying nearly $200 to swab your cheek when you have bills to pay. Except for today, because 23andMe's
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23andMe DNA kits are 30% off again, just in time for Father's Day

Whether your dad's a huge family man or the hardest person ever to shop for, we have a one-size-fits-all gift idea that's perfect for procrastinators. 23andMe DNA kits are 30% off just in time for Father's Day, and are available for free 2-day
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We tested this dog's DNA and were surprised about more than just her ancestors

On What's Your Mutt?, we test the doggy DNA of one pooch to reveal its exact breed mix and genetic makeup, once and for all! Don't miss the shocking results of our “pawternity” tests, each week! Rescue pup Scout clearly comes from wolfy
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Need a last minute Mother's Day gift? 23andMe DNA kits are on sale, and Prime members get free 2-day shipping

AHEM: Mother's Day is coming up quick (it's on May 13), and if you clicked on this post, that means you still haven't gotten a gift for your mom. (Insert roast here.) Don't worry, we have a great idea for a unique, last-minute gift. Give mom or
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Suspected serial killer caught after relative shares DNA with genealogy websites

Think twice before you send companies your spit.  A suspected serial killer was caught when investigators compared his DNA to samples collected by ancestry websites. SEE ALSO: Facebook's richer than ever, despite data privacy scandals Services
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Astronomers are out looking for the sun's long-lost siblings

The sun has siblings out there, and astronomers are looking for them. Astronomers have surveyed and collected the "DNA" of more than 340,000 stars in the Milky Way, which will help them understand how galaxies formed and evolved over time. SEE ALSO
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Scott Kelly's DNA changed in space, but that doesn't mean what you think it means

If a flurry of news coverage is to be believed, a year in space can really wreak havoc on your DNA. According to some press reports this week, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA changed by 7 percent because of the year he spent living above the planet
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Deals for March 13 include 23AndMe DNA kits, Amazon Fire TV streaming devices, robot vacuums, smart TVs, and more

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. We don't know about you, but we've been dreaming about
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Jack Dorsey's verifications-for-all plan is bad news for Twitter

If there's one thing unambiguously good about Twitter it's that it's not Facebook — a fact that CEO Jack Dorsey seems hell-bent on changing.  The latest assault on the very DNA of the social media platform is insidious in its seemingly
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DNA seen through the eyes of a coder

From: Via: RT @karpathy: DNA seen through the eyes of a coder I like this a lot.This is just some