Celebrating Diversity

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World Refugee Day

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The role of genetics in personality and schizophrenia

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The Legacy of Loving

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23andMe Research

The role of genetics in personality and schizophrenia

June 19, 2017
Researchers have identified genes that influence both the risk for schizophrenia and the development of certain personality traits.The work published late last month in the journal Scientific Reports, a Nature…
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Health and Traits

Learn More About 23andMe’s New Genetic Health Risk Reports

May 19, 2017
23andMe recently started offering customers new Genetic Health Risk reports that have received FDA authorization. Below we’ve highlighted some important features in these reports to help you get more out…
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Ancestry

23andMe’s Updated Maternal Haplogroup Report

June 01, 2017
23andMe helps people trace their maternal line going back tens of thousands of years, giving them insight into their ancestry.
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23andMe Customer Stories

The Legacy of Loving

June 16, 2017
A generation ago it was a felony to marry across racial lines in Virginia and 15 other states in the south, and the repercussions of those laws are still felt…
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Recent Articles

Celebrating Diversity

June 22, 2017
Sprinkled in the crowds at Pride marches this weekend, as with every year, will be employees from 23andMe, who will be there with their families, partners and friends to support…
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World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017
Today more than ever, it’s easy to focus on all that separates us, but our DNA tells another story. Having just landed in a small boat, a refugee family walks…
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The role of genetics in personality and schizophrenia

June 19, 2017
Researchers have identified genes that influence both the risk for schizophrenia and the development of certain personality traits.The work published late last month in the journal Scientific Reports, a Nature…
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The Legacy of Loving

June 16, 2017
A generation ago it was a felony to marry across racial lines in Virginia and 15 other states in the south, and the repercussions of those laws are still felt…
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Happy Father’s Day

June 14, 2017
This Father’s Day is a little different for Esther Blue.This year, after finding her biological father, Farhad, with the help of 23andMe, she can actually wish him a Happy Father’s…
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The African American Sequencing Project

June 12, 2017
In a move to improve diversity in genetic research, this week 23andMe will start recruiting eligible customers to participate in the creation of an African American sequencing panel for research.With…
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Popular Articles

Celebrating Diversity

June 22, 2017
Sprinkled in the crowds at Pride marches this weekend, as with every year, will be employees from 23andMe, who will be there with their families, partners and friends to support…
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World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017
Today more than ever, it’s easy to focus on all that separates us, but our DNA tells another story. Having just landed in a small boat, a refugee family walks…
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The role of genetics in personality and schizophrenia

June 19, 2017
Researchers have identified genes that influence both the risk for schizophrenia and the development of certain personality traits.The work published late last month in the journal Scientific Reports, a Nature…
Read More

The Legacy of Loving

June 16, 2017
A generation ago it was a felony to marry across racial lines in Virginia and 15 other states in the south, and the repercussions of those laws are still felt…
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Happy Father’s Day

June 14, 2017
This Father’s Day is a little different for Esther Blue.This year, after finding her biological father, Farhad, with the help of 23andMe, she can actually wish him a Happy Father’s…
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The African American Sequencing Project

June 12, 2017
In a move to improve diversity in genetic research, this week 23andMe will start recruiting eligible customers to participate in the creation of an African American sequencing panel for research.With…
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Random Articles

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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Party Till You Spit

December 04, 2007
A Spit Party is kind of like a Tupperware Party, only the plastic containers are smaller and they’re not for leftovers.23andMe held the first one a few days after our…
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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 BotY honors on…
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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…
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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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