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Researchers identify genes associated with longer reproductive lifespan in women

August 04, 2021
A new study that identified genes linked to longer fertility in women comes as data show a sharp decline in birth rates during the pandemic, which accentuated a decades-long trend…
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A New 23andMe+ Report on HDL Cholesterol

July 21, 2021
Not all cholesterol is created equal. Understanding the difference between “good” and “bad” cholesterol, as well as your cholesterol levels, can help in your quest for a healthy heart.  The…
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A new analysis sheds light on some customers’ Indigenous genetic ancestry from North America

July 16, 2021
23andMe added eight new regions within North America reflecting Indigenous genetic ancestry. The addition is in response not just to requests from thousands of customers, but also as part of…
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Long Time Friends Find Out They’re Actually Sisters

July 30, 2021
If you’re lucky, you have a friend who has become so close that you think of them as a sibling. That’s what it was like for Julia and Cassie, who…
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Researchers identify genes associated with longer reproductive lifespan in women

August 04, 2021
A new study that identified genes linked to longer fertility in women comes as data show a sharp decline in birth rates during the pandemic, which accentuated a decades-long trend…
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Long Time Friends Find Out They’re Actually Sisters

July 30, 2021
If you’re lucky, you have a friend who has become so close that you think of them as a sibling. That’s what it was like for Julia and Cassie, who…
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A Conversation with the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s Gloria Blecha

July 26, 2021
Systemic sclerosis, a form of scleroderma, is a rare disease that causes the hardening of the body’s connective tissue. Gloria Blecha, the Director of Community Engagement at the Scleroderma Research…
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A New 23andMe+ Report on HDL Cholesterol

July 21, 2021
Not all cholesterol is created equal. Understanding the difference between “good” and “bad” cholesterol, as well as your cholesterol levels, can help in your quest for a healthy heart.  The…
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Scientists Cooperate to Map the Human Genetics of COVID-19

July 20, 2021
Earlier this summer, a consortium that included more than 3,000 researchers and scientists from around the world jointly published a summary analysis on genetic clues linked to both the susceptibility…
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23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference

July 18, 2021
We don’t need an excuse to scoop up ice cream, but if you’re looking for one July 18th is National Ice Cream Day. For those who can’t indulge on that…
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Researchers identify genes associated with longer reproductive lifespan in women

August 04, 2021
A new study that identified genes linked to longer fertility in women comes as data show a sharp decline in birth rates during the pandemic, which accentuated a decades-long trend…
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Long Time Friends Find Out They’re Actually Sisters

July 30, 2021
If you’re lucky, you have a friend who has become so close that you think of them as a sibling. That’s what it was like for Julia and Cassie, who…
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A Conversation with the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s Gloria Blecha

July 26, 2021
Systemic sclerosis, a form of scleroderma, is a rare disease that causes the hardening of the body’s connective tissue. Gloria Blecha, the Director of Community Engagement at the Scleroderma Research…
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A New 23andMe+ Report on HDL Cholesterol

July 21, 2021
Not all cholesterol is created equal. Understanding the difference between “good” and “bad” cholesterol, as well as your cholesterol levels, can help in your quest for a healthy heart.  The…
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Scientists Cooperate to Map the Human Genetics of COVID-19

July 20, 2021
Earlier this summer, a consortium that included more than 3,000 researchers and scientists from around the world jointly published a summary analysis on genetic clues linked to both the susceptibility…
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23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference

July 18, 2021
We don’t need an excuse to scoop up ice cream, but if you’re looking for one July 18th is National Ice Cream Day. For those who can’t indulge on that…
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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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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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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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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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