Genetics-based matchmaking services spring up in Canada

| | October 21, 2013
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Scenario: you’re on a blind date and so far, so fairy tale. Your date has a great job, drives a nice car and doesn’t raise eyebrows when you reach for a second dinner roll.

He or she is everything you want, but there’s just no chemistry.

Luckily, there’s a new genetic test to weed out the good-on-paper folk in favour of the scads-of-chemistry ones — and it’s now available in Ottawa. All you need is a cheek swab and your name on the client list; the three-step love connection test is only offered through matchmaking services, such as Ottawa-based Misty River Introductions.

Read the full, original story here: DNA dating: Ottawa matchmaker bets that a cheek swab could help you find your special someone

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