Apparently we humans are only using a measly three percent of our DNA, but don't worry -- a new company, called DNA Perfection, says it can turn on your "junk DNA" to let loose your "dormant superhuman abilities." The DNA Practitioner, Toby Alexander, even activates your DNA remotely. Larry Moran concludes on his blog: "I strongly believe that David Hannum, in his famous comment to P.T.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.