If you’ve ever wanted to filter romantic prospects by genetic compatibility, China is the place to be.

“Ask any unmarried, single person when they’re young what [their] standards are [for a boyfriend or girlfriend],” says Wei Zhao (赵伟), the founder of 360°Gene (360°基因, our translation), a consumer genetic testing startup based in Beijing.

“They’re actually very confused,” she says. “They’re not sure. We want to help them solve problems on a genetic level, like those inherent qualities or things about [someone’s] personality that can’t be expressed in a survey.”

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Eva Xiao is a tech reporter based in Shanghai. Contact her at eva.xiao@technode.com or evawxiao (wechat & twitter).