We’re blogging about the various research projects and discoveries 23andMe scientists are presenting in November at the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting. This is the first in our series of posts. Check back for more as the meeting gets closer! Hated, vile, foul herb; One mere leaf [...]
September 24, 2012
Cilantro Love and Hate: Is it a Genetic Trait?
June 20, 2012
Sneezing on Summer Solstice?
Today is summer solstice, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. This means that there’s a lot of light around and as a consequence, people with the “ACHOO syndrome” might be sneezing a lot. Gesundheit! Two years ago 23andMe announced a new genetic discovery that at least partially [...]
June 18, 2012
23andMe’s Latest Publication Shines Light on Male Pattern Baldness and Unexpected Associations with Disease
A new paper in PLoS Genetics describes discoveries related to the genetics of male pattern baldness, with substantial contributions from the 23andMe community. Led by Dr. Brent Richards of McGill University, the study combined genome-wide association data from seven cohorts, comparing men with "early onset" [...]