Bertalan Meskó at ScienceRoll points out an app for Android phones, called DIYgenomics. This gives "side-by-side comparison of consumer genomic services such as deCODEme, Navigenics, and 23andme by loci and variants for 20 conditions," Mesko writes. In addition, directs the user to references supporting the locus' role in the disease as well as links to those articles' PubMed pages.

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