Sequencing your genome is now (sort of) cost effective.

That is if you have ~$1000 to spare. San Diego DNA sequencing company Illumina announced last month that they are now opening the door for a complete human genome sequence to the public by offering a whole-genome sequencing for under $1000.  This is done by the new HiSeq X Ten Sequencing System.  The announcement was a surprise to many in the field of genetics.  Link to the full article here.