The Genetics of Hemorrhoids

Read more

Mother’s Day Miracle

Read more

The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Sleep

Read more

DNA Day 2021

Read more

The Genetics of Allergies

Read more
toilet paper
23andMe Research

The Genetics of Hemorrhoids

May 10, 2021
Along with being uncomfortable, hemorrhoids are uncomfortable to talk about which may in part explain why little research has been done on the condition. But a large new international study…
Read More
Dandelion seeds flying
Health and Traits

The Genetics of Allergies

April 15, 2021
For many people, sniffling, sneezing, and rubbing itchy eyes is a rite of spring. Pollen wafting through the air from budding trees, grasses, and flowers during spring triggers allergy attacks…
Read More
ireland
Ancestry Reports

Where 23andMe Customers’ Irish Ancestors Lived, And More

March 17, 2021
For St. Patrick’s Day 23andMe looks at Irish ancestry, where in Ireland customers Irish ancestors lived, and where in the United States customers with recent Irish ancestry live.
Read More
Nike blur
23andMe Customer Stories

Mother’s Day Miracle

May 05, 2021
For almost five years Megan McCarthy didn’t celebrate Mother’s Day. She couldn’t, it was too painful.  It reminded her of losing her mom, who passed away 13 years ago. It…
Read More

Recent Articles

The Genetics of Hemorrhoids

May 10, 2021
Along with being uncomfortable, hemorrhoids are uncomfortable to talk about which may in part explain why little research has been done on the condition. But a large new international study…
Read More

Mother’s Day Miracle

May 05, 2021
For almost five years Megan McCarthy didn’t celebrate Mother’s Day. She couldn’t, it was too painful.  It reminded her of losing her mom, who passed away 13 years ago. It…
Read More

The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Sleep

May 04, 2021
If you’ve had trouble sleeping over the last year, you’re not alone, according to a new national sleep survey from 23andMe. The new data indicate that another side-effect of the…
Read More

DNA Day 2021

April 23, 2021
We’re all about the science here at 23andMe, and that’s what makes DNA Day so special for us here.  Established back in 2003, DNA Day was meant to commemorate two…
Read More

The Genetics of Allergies

April 15, 2021
For many people, sniffling, sneezing, and rubbing itchy eyes is a rite of spring. Pollen wafting through the air from budding trees, grasses, and flowers during spring triggers allergy attacks…
Read More

Clear-Eyed About A Risk for AMD

April 09, 2021
When it comes to her health, there is no bliss in ignorance for Kelly Anderson. “For me, I’ve always wanted to know. I’ve always wanted to know what’s happening or…
Read More

Popular Articles

The Genetics of Hemorrhoids

May 10, 2021
Along with being uncomfortable, hemorrhoids are uncomfortable to talk about which may in part explain why little research has been done on the condition. But a large new international study…
Read More

Mother’s Day Miracle

May 05, 2021
For almost five years Megan McCarthy didn’t celebrate Mother’s Day. She couldn’t, it was too painful.  It reminded her of losing her mom, who passed away 13 years ago. It…
Read More

The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Sleep

May 04, 2021
If you’ve had trouble sleeping over the last year, you’re not alone, according to a new national sleep survey from 23andMe. The new data indicate that another side-effect of the…
Read More

DNA Day 2021

April 23, 2021
We’re all about the science here at 23andMe, and that’s what makes DNA Day so special for us here.  Established back in 2003, DNA Day was meant to commemorate two…
Read More

The Genetics of Allergies

April 15, 2021
For many people, sniffling, sneezing, and rubbing itchy eyes is a rite of spring. Pollen wafting through the air from budding trees, grasses, and flowers during spring triggers allergy attacks…
Read More

Clear-Eyed About A Risk for AMD

April 09, 2021
When it comes to her health, there is no bliss in ignorance for Kelly Anderson. “For me, I’ve always wanted to know. I’ve always wanted to know what’s happening or…
Read More

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 —…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More