23andMe is a DNA testing service designed to bring your genetic blueprint right to your doorstep. Simply order a saliva kit from their website, register your kit online when it arrives to your home, and follow the instructions on how to collect your saliva sample. Your DNA sample is processed and analyzed by a team of experts that provide information on your genetics and genealogy. 23andMe is a private company that specializes in personal genomics and biotechnology based in Mountain View, California. The company is named after the 23 pairs of chromosomes of the human cell. Their personalized genome kit was named Invention of the Year by Time magazine in 2008.