1. The Retail DNA Test - 50 Best Inventions 2008 - TIME
23andMe, I know just three things about her: she's pregnant, she's married to Google's Sergey Brin, and she went to Yale. But after an hour chatting with her in the small office she shares with co-founder Linda Avey at 23andMe's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., I know some things no Internet search could reveal: coffee makes her giddy, she has a fondness for sequined shoes and fresh-baked
$399 saliva test that estimates your predisposition for more than 90 traits and conditions ranging from baldness to blindness. The 600,000 genetic markers that 23andMe identifies and interprets for each customer are "the digital manifestation of you Now personal genotyping is available to anyone who orders the service online and mails in a spit sample.
TIMETeenager invents £23 solar panel that could be solution to developing world's energy needs..made from human hair | Mail Online
"A new type of solar panel using human hair could provide the world with cheap, green electricity, believes its teenage inventor."
A new type of solar panel using human hair could provide the world with cheap, green electricity, believes its teenage inventor. Milan Karki, 18, believes he has found the solution to the developing world's energy needs.Full List - The 50 Worst Inventions - TIME
As 50 piores invenções pela revista Time.