The New York Times reports on a genetic test that will give zealous parents a way to size up their youngsters' athletic ability. Colorado-based Atlas Sports Genetics is offering for a mere $149 a test that screens for the ACTN3 gene, which is thought to associated with above-average abilities at speed and strength sports.

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