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Experimental Man:
What one man's body reveals about his future, your health, and our toxic world
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Introduction: The Fish and Me
  A halibut and mercury story
  Who I am (your host)
  A visit to my internist (plan of the book, and three rules)
   
1. Genes
  Not a genetic virgin
  Predicting the future
  I’m doomed. Or not.
  A tale of two brothers
  Three generations of DNA: parents, brother, and daughter
  Where my ancestors came from
  My dinosaur DNA
  Recreational DNA and genetic voyeurism
  Genes "r" us: the new dot-coms ?
  Ready for prime time?
   
2. Environment
  Light my fire
  3,000-mile trek of blood
  Toxic childhood in Kansas
  PCBs on the Hudson
  Whose body burden?
  Do my genes protect me?
  Immortal cells bathed in mercury
  The rise of envirogenetics
   
3. Brain
  The incredible shrinking brain! Remember Ansel Adams, forget the blond A brain half my age?
  High anxiety and the saber-toothed editor Does my brain believe in God?
  Why my brain loves Dodgeball, the movieBoosting brains ... a review
  Meta-neuroscience and the elusive whole
   
4. Body
  Prediction: heart attack in 2017?
  The Nutritionist X-ray eyes from head to toe The gene that regulates forever
  Epilogue
  Experimental man in the future
  Experimental Man Online
  Acknowledgments
  Glossary
  Notes
  Bibliography
  Index
David Gets His Full Genome Sequenced

David's Results on SNPedia: 21,556 genetic traits

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Blog: My Genome Via E-mail: Trying to understand the six billion nucleotides-all of my DNA - that just arrived in my in-box

Thanks to Complete Genomics and the Personal Genome Project



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