Why 23andMe Loves Neanderthals, And You Should Too

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23andMe’s Traits of Summer

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23andMe Research

A Conversation with Nilanjan Chatterjee

June 05, 2019
Johns Hopkins University statistical geneticist, Nilanjan Chatterjee, Ph.D., a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics and Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, to help us at 23andMe put into context the work being done around the world on polygenic risk modeling.
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Health and Traits

23andMe’s Traits of Summer

July 02, 2019
23andMe offers a handful of trait reports that are particularly relevant this summer that look at hair photobleaching, freckling, mosquito bite frequency, and ice cream flavor preference.
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Ancestry

Why 23andMe Loves Neanderthals, And You Should Too

July 12, 2019
Neanderthals may be an ancient species, but their genetics continue to surprise us to this day.For instance, new research published last month in Science Advances shows that Neanderthal DNA has…
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23andMe Customer Stories

More 23andMe Father’s Day Connections

June 10, 2019
We’ve heard from many customers who have connected with their birth fathers through 23andMe. As we gear up to celebrate Father’s Day, we wanted to share a few of those stories of customers preparing to celebrate their first Father’s Day with their newfound birth father.
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Recent Articles

Why 23andMe Loves Neanderthals, And You Should Too

July 12, 2019
Neanderthals may be an ancient species, but their genetics continue to surprise us to this day.For instance, new research published last month in Science Advances shows that Neanderthal DNA has…
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23andMe’s Traits of Summer

July 02, 2019
23andMe offers a handful of trait reports that are particularly relevant this summer that look at hair photobleaching, freckling, mosquito bite frequency, and ice cream flavor preference.
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23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference

June 28, 2019
A new 23andMe trait report gives you the scoop on the genetics behind your ice cream flavor preference, or at least whether you’re more likely to ask for vanilla or…
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23andMe’s New MUTYH-Associated Polyposis Report Looks at Risk for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Associated with MUTYH Variants

June 27, 2019
23andMe has added a new Genetic Health Risk report* that looks at two genetic variants in the MUTYH gene (Y179C and G396D) associated with a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome, MUTYH-associated…
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23andMe’s My Health Action Plan

June 20, 2019
The initial release of My Health Action Plan is part of 23andMe’s continued push to create personalized health recommendations based on genetics and lifestyle that our customers can benefit from.
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People with Depression or Bipolar Disorder Want Better Treatment and Care

June 19, 2019
The Milken Institute, one of two collaborators with 23andMe’s Depression and Bipolar Study, began the survey last year and found that 89 percent of those with depression or bipolar disorder or both said there was a need for better treatments and care.
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Popular Articles

Why 23andMe Loves Neanderthals, And You Should Too

July 12, 2019
Neanderthals may be an ancient species, but their genetics continue to surprise us to this day.For instance, new research published last month in Science Advances shows that Neanderthal DNA has…
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23andMe’s Traits of Summer

July 02, 2019
23andMe offers a handful of trait reports that are particularly relevant this summer that look at hair photobleaching, freckling, mosquito bite frequency, and ice cream flavor preference.
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23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference

June 28, 2019
A new 23andMe trait report gives you the scoop on the genetics behind your ice cream flavor preference, or at least whether you’re more likely to ask for vanilla or…
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23andMe’s New MUTYH-Associated Polyposis Report Looks at Risk for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Associated with MUTYH Variants

June 27, 2019
23andMe has added a new Genetic Health Risk report* that looks at two genetic variants in the MUTYH gene (Y179C and G396D) associated with a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome, MUTYH-associated…
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23andMe’s My Health Action Plan

June 20, 2019
The initial release of My Health Action Plan is part of 23andMe’s continued push to create personalized health recommendations based on genetics and lifestyle that our customers can benefit from.
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People with Depression or Bipolar Disorder Want Better Treatment and Care

June 19, 2019
The Milken Institute, one of two collaborators with 23andMe’s Depression and Bipolar Study, began the survey last year and found that 89 percent of those with depression or bipolar disorder or both said there was a need for better treatments and care.
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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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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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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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Welcome to 23andMe’s blog!

January 21, 2008
(Editor’s note 3/19: A lot has changed since we first started our blog, which was once cheekily dubbed The Spittoon. But the most important principals still drive us. Helping people…
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The Power of We

January 21, 2008
23andMe enables individuals to form communities around shared interests and to empower those communities to be actively involved with research
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Share Data in the Name of Science

January 22, 2008
It’s hard to believe that unwillingness to share data is one of the biggest obstacles to the advancement of science today. But researchers and the institutions they work for expend…
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