Science Made Simple

We know that genetics can be confusing and hard to understand. That’s why we strive to make it as simple as possible. We believe in the future of genetics and that the key to an optimized lifestyle lies within our genes. Making this information accessible to everyone is our aspiration.

 

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Denmark - A country of sprinters?

By Philipp Schwoerer on May 24, 2017 -

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  Scientist have found that it is close to impossible to compete at olympic level in power sports when you are missing one specific gene - ACTN3. And over 20% of Danes have it!

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Learn the secrets behind Usain Bolt’s speed

By Vanessa Santos on April 5, 2017 -

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In 2009 Usain Bolt set a world record, sprinting 100 metres in 9.58 seconds, with a 0.146 second reaction time and reaching a top speed of 44.16 km/h. As fast as a cheetah! Well not quite… The cheetah is the king of speed. Its top speed can reach nearly 120 km/h, with accelaration that rivals most of the world’s fastest supercars.