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Date:4/20/2012

ms our health and development is advancing at an incredible pace.  This research is critical for adopting a preventative and personalized approach to healthcare. It's also fascinating to better understand what causes the incredible human diversity."

23andMe also partners with high schools, colleges, and universities to improve understanding of genetic information and to foster a dialogue about personalized medicine. For academic classes with a focus on genetics, medicine, human biology, anthropology, or bioethics, 23andMe offers several resources, including its Personal Genome Service® at a significantly reduced rate. You can learn more about 23andMe's Academic program at: www.23andme.com/academic.

Khan Academy currently offers several lessons on genetics that are typically seen in high school or first-year college curriculums, including: An introduction to DNA, Introduction to Heredity, the Hardy-Weinberg Principle, and Punnett Square Fun. All Khan Academy content is available for free at: www.khanacademy.org

About Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. The organization believes that students of all ages should have free access to top-notch educational content and be able to learn and master the content at their own pace.  Khan Academy has delivered over 140 million lessons, and users have completed over 500 million exercises on www.khanacademy.org.

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