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DAVIDE at the European Genetics and Anthropology Blog recently posted two interviews (here and here) with customers of 23andMeâ€™s large-scale genome scanning service, one from Finland and one from the U.S.
Itâ€™s very interesting to see the responses of these anonymous individuals, particularly since they are from different countries.
For example, both were asked why they decided to purchase the 23andMe test – â€œWas it to test your ancestry or genetic health risk factors?â€Â Interestingly, for both individuals ancestry was the motivating factor behind testing.Â More support for my conclusion that these companies should strongly promote the ancestral aspects of their products.
Here are a few examples of other questions in the interviews: