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DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees 

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DNA testing companies should be clear about what it means to have “Native American DNA”*

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23andMe’s COVID-19 Information Center

December 02, 2020
Even with promising COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, it will likely be many months before they are widely available. This means that we must continue to do what we can…
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Take Some Time With Family for Your Health

November 25, 2020
This Thanksgiving will be different than almost any other. With the pandemic still raging, many people are skipping in-person family gatherings. A recent survey commissioned by 23andMe indicates that fewer…
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Ancestry Reports

DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees 

November 27, 2020
By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCWhether it’s a mother finding her son, or a daughter finding her father, or brothers and sisters meeting for the first time, stories of adoptees using…
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23andMe Customer Stories

How a Health Report Became a Wake-Up Call for Healthier Habits

November 17, 2020
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, so we wanted to share Bob’s story with you about how learning about his genetic risk for type 2 diabetes gave him the motivation…
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23andMe’s COVID-19 Information Center

December 02, 2020
Even with promising COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, it will likely be many months before they are widely available. This means that we must continue to do what we can…
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DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees 

November 27, 2020
By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCWhether it’s a mother finding her son, or a daughter finding her father, or brothers and sisters meeting for the first time, stories of adoptees using…
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Take Some Time With Family for Your Health

November 25, 2020
This Thanksgiving will be different than almost any other. With the pandemic still raging, many people are skipping in-person family gatherings. A recent survey commissioned by 23andMe indicates that fewer…
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DNA testing companies should be clear about what it means to have “Native American DNA”*

November 20, 2020
By Samantha Ancona Esselmann, Ph.D., a 23andMe Ancestry Product ScientistThe genetic ancestry testing industry† is younger than Facebook.Since the mid-aughts, around 35 million people have “done their DNA,” and as…
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23andMe Introduces Genetics Bingo Game to Help Families Connect Over the Holidays

November 18, 2020
The virtual game offers a fun way to learn about traits you may not know are genetically influencedIf you’re like us, you love to play games with your family over…
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How a Health Report Became a Wake-Up Call for Healthier Habits

November 17, 2020
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, so we wanted to share Bob’s story with you about how learning about his genetic risk for type 2 diabetes gave him the motivation…
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23andMe’s COVID-19 Information Center

December 02, 2020
Even with promising COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, it will likely be many months before they are widely available. This means that we must continue to do what we can…
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DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees 

November 27, 2020
By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCWhether it’s a mother finding her son, or a daughter finding her father, or brothers and sisters meeting for the first time, stories of adoptees using…
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Take Some Time With Family for Your Health

November 25, 2020
This Thanksgiving will be different than almost any other. With the pandemic still raging, many people are skipping in-person family gatherings. A recent survey commissioned by 23andMe indicates that fewer…
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DNA testing companies should be clear about what it means to have “Native American DNA”*

November 20, 2020
By Samantha Ancona Esselmann, Ph.D., a 23andMe Ancestry Product ScientistThe genetic ancestry testing industry† is younger than Facebook.Since the mid-aughts, around 35 million people have “done their DNA,” and as…
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23andMe Introduces Genetics Bingo Game to Help Families Connect Over the Holidays

November 18, 2020
The virtual game offers a fun way to learn about traits you may not know are genetically influencedIf you’re like us, you love to play games with your family over…
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How a Health Report Became a Wake-Up Call for Healthier Habits

November 17, 2020
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, so we wanted to share Bob’s story with you about how learning about his genetic risk for type 2 diabetes gave him the motivation…
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Colonists and Colon Cancer

January 03, 2008
When Mr. and Mrs. George Fry arrived in the New World nearly four centuries ago, they brought with them not just dreams of a better life, but a curse —…
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Risky Business

November 02, 2007
People often talk about genes as if they were directly related to specific diseases, as in “the breast cancer gene” or “the gene for alcoholism.” But the fact of the…
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Breakthrough of the Year

December 20, 2007
A certain provider of personal genetic information is mentioned in Science magazine’s Breakthrough of the Year article, published in the Dec. 21 issue.The journal bestowed 2007 Breakthrough of the Year…
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Silly Rabbit, Spit Comes from Quids

January 07, 2008
A few years back, archaeologist Anna Dhody was thinking about how amazing it is that DNA forensic scientists can collect DNA evidence from nothing more than a discarded cigarette butt…
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Sex, money, dancing, eating….and voles?

January 09, 2008
At the end of last year (2007) you may have seen reports claiming that scientists in Israel discovered the “gene for altruism.”What they actually found was that a variation in…
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My Genome is in a Tube of Spit?

January 04, 2008
Spit has DNA? Well, not exactly. Spit has cells in it, and the cells have DNA. For everything except bacteria (and some other types of single-celled organisms), DNA is wound…
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