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It might not just be the driver that makes you feel a bit queasy in the car. 23andMe researchers have linked 35 SNPs to motion sickness.

"It's estimated that up to 70 percent of a person's risk for motion sickness is due to genetics, but up until now the genetics of motion sickness was poorly understood," says 23andMe's Bethann Hromatka, one of the study's authors, at the company's blog.

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