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DNA Myths

We’re back with our second installment of DNA Myths, where we explore some common misconceptions about the genetic code that helps make us who we are. Along the way, you’ll get to meet some of the many scientists who’ve helped turn Helix into the first marketplace for DNA-powered products and services.
Ready to learn a thing or two about what makes DNA so cool? Scroll down for a peek at our latest episodes. To learn more about how your genetics can influence your health and the expression of certain diseases and conditions, check out the health products in the Helix Store.

MYTH: DNA testing is super expensive

Presented by Akwasi Asabere, Ph.D., Business Development and Partnerships


MYTH: With DNA testing, you can predict the future

Presented by Erick Loomis, Ph.D., Scientist


MYTH: All diseases are 100% genetic

Presented by Sharon Briggs, Ph.D., Senior Scientist



There’s more to come! Follow Helix on YouTube to see our DNA Myths as they’re published. If you’d like to learn more about Helix, visit—and don’t forget to check out the Helix Store.

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