Fortune magazine offers us an article about how 23andme -- which, in case you've been living under a rock, is the biotech startup co-founded by Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google's Sergey Brin -- used DNA analysis to answer the question we've all been wondering: Are Warren Buffett and Jimmy Buffett related? No word on specifics of the analysis, but apparently musical talent and investing talent are not genetically linked.

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