What’s new in the Helix Store: December 2017

The holidays might be cooling down for the year, but things are just heating up in the Helix Store! With 2018 (and New Year’s resolutions) just around the corner, here are some new exciting new...

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What we’re reading this month: December 2017

In between meetings, events, science workshops, and getting work done in the lab, Helix employees love finding a few minutes here and there to read. (A, C, G, and T might be our four favorite...

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Bacteria, vitamins, and your DNA: How are they related?

The world is covered with bacteria, and so are we. Different types of bacteria colonize multiple areas both on and within the human body, which collectively impact human health. Vitamin absorption is one area where...

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New year, new you: How to use genetics to help with your fitness resolutions

With 2018 fast approaching, many of us will now be turning our attention towards New Year’s resolutions. It can be challenging to start on these goals, much less set up a plan that will help...

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The Helix blog’s top posts of 2017

It’s been a whirlwind year for personal genomics. Here at Helix, we’ve launched over 30 DNA-powered products and services this year with our partners, and we’ve only just begun—we have some exciting things in store...

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How do genetics help power your muscles?

Exercising requires energy, which (as we all know) can sometimes be hard to come by. Working out requires more than just feeling awake and energized, though—our muscles actually need molecules that are high in energy...

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5 questions for the makers of MyTraits Sport, the $9.99 DNA-powered fitness app

This week marks the launch of Intelliseq’s MyTraits Sport, a beautifully designed app that aims to help you achieve your fitness goals using insights from your DNA. That alone is amazing… but what makes this...

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