September 1, 2003 3:48 PM   Subscribe

the world's first personal DNA storage & sampling kit ~ Save, share, and celebrate your DNA. ”Your very being, saved on a swab, for all eternity”
posted by crunchland (9 comments total)
Ok, who was the marketing genius behind their tagline
"... your Dna, save it, share it, celebrate it"

Umm, I'll celebrate it by keeping it inside my body thanks.

I guess this is too mundane and predictable to be a hoax . .
posted by jeremias at 4:05 PM on September 1, 2003

I had a professor who survived adult myelogenous leukemia and he had a karyotype of his chromosomes on the wall of his office. Why not?
/science geek
posted by swerve at 4:12 PM on September 1, 2003

iLife ? Those jigsaw-pieces and all...
posted by hoskala at 4:37 PM on September 1, 2003

Swap and share DNA with friends and lovers
I don't know about friends, but don't we do this with lovers anyway?
posted by dg at 4:38 PM on September 1, 2003

That's what I thought when I read that, dg.

Dude. I associate "swabs" with "earwax". Wanna swap? =P
posted by Melinika at 4:46 PM on September 1, 2003

it looks like all their doing is identity testing, like for law enforcement, or paternity testing. there's not much useful or exciting that you can get from that information, i mean unless maybe you think your parents lied to you or something. it's a lot less pretty that your chromosomes.
posted by rhyax at 4:48 PM on September 1, 2003

"Your very being, saved on a swab, for all eternity"


I have tons of DNA on a towel I keep next to the bed.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 6:19 PM on September 1, 2003

I see this as something that in five years there will be a report on how the dna has degraded to uselessness.
posted by sourbrew at 7:22 PM on September 1, 2003

Yikes - $59.99? I'm waiting til I can get mine made into earrings.
posted by madamjujujive at 10:08 PM on September 1, 2003

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