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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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Health and Traits

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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Ancestry Reports

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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23andMe Customer Stories

A Father and Daughter Meet for the First Time

June 15, 2021
Tom Chaney was the kind of cop who was married to his job. During his more than two decades in law enforcement, he’d grab shifts on holidays, fill in for…
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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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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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23andMe’s Anne Wojcicki Among the Best CEOs for Women

July 16, 2021
Mission-driven, innovative, and able to inspire employees, 23andMe’s CEO and Co-Founder Anne Wojcicki, has always been central to what makes this a great place to work. This week Comparably released…
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23andMe’s Traits of Summer

July 15, 2021
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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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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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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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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23andMe’s Anne Wojcicki Among the Best CEOs for Women

July 16, 2021
Mission-driven, innovative, and able to inspire employees, 23andMe’s CEO and Co-Founder Anne Wojcicki, has always been central to what makes this a great place to work. This week Comparably released…
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23andMe’s Traits of Summer

July 15, 2021
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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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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