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Love is in Your Genes

Missing that je ne sais quoi with someone new this Valentine’s Day? A Canada-based startup claims to have mastered the science behind that illusive chemistry. Read More

It sounds a sensible idea to

It sounds a sensible idea to me. Because lots of women marry men who are kind and share their world views and then when they come off the pill find it hard to get pregnant because being on the pill was masking the fact that the man wasn't a good genetic match for her, so no babies.

A nice idea

It's a nice idea, but it won't really be practical until the price drops dramatically. I have a hard time believing there are a lot of people with so many suitors that they need to spend $2,000 just to whittle down their options.

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Jessica Cussins is a researcher at the Center for Genetics and Society.

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