With a new Firefox plug-in from 5AM Solutions, 23andMe customers can see their genotype information pop up when reading a paper mentioning SNP the company tests for, reports Daniel MacArthur at Genetic Future. MacArthur has a screenshot on his page showing just how it works with his information.

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