Annual Genetics Conference Goes All Online This Year

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Annual Genetics Conference Goes All Online This Year

October 27, 2020
Like almost everything this year, the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics will be virtual.Instead of having thousands of scientists converge on a city for a week…
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23andMe’s New Family Health History Tree

September 29, 2020
The history you share with your family connects you to your past, but it can also ground you in the present, and help prepare you for tomorrow. This is most…
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The 23andMe Ancestry Algorithm Gets an Upgrade

October 21, 2020
23andMe has updated our Ancestry Composition analysis that will improve the accuracy, as well as reduce the amount of “unassigned” and non-specific ancestry assignments for our customers.
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Raising Awareness about Breast Cancer

October 16, 2020
This time last year, pre-pandemic, 23andMe brought together a panel of inspiring women to raise awareness about breast cancer.The message was clear. Knowledge — about risks, treatments, and the resources…
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Annual Genetics Conference Goes All Online This Year

October 27, 2020
Like almost everything this year, the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics will be virtual.Instead of having thousands of scientists converge on a city for a week…
Read More

The 23andMe Ancestry Algorithm Gets an Upgrade

October 21, 2020
23andMe has updated our Ancestry Composition analysis that will improve the accuracy, as well as reduce the amount of “unassigned” and non-specific ancestry assignments for our customers.
Read More

Raising Awareness about Breast Cancer

October 16, 2020
This time last year, pre-pandemic, 23andMe brought together a panel of inspiring women to raise awareness about breast cancer.The message was clear. Knowledge — about risks, treatments, and the resources…
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Embracing Latino Heritage with A Mexican Homecoming

October 15, 2020
By Andrew TodhunterStephen Duncan felt a strong connection to Mexican American culture for most of his life, but never knew the truth of his Hispanic ancestry. As we finish National…
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New Study on People’s Response to Information from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

October 08, 2020
Studying the impact of direct-to-consumer genetic testing on consumers, 23andMe scientists found that people who received information about genetic risk for a certain type of blood clots, found it useful, and in some cases, took actions to lower their risk.
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23andMe+: An ongoing approach to your genetics

October 01, 2020
Starting today, we are offering current 23andMe health service customers in the U.S. access to 23andMe+, a new annual membership. This membership provides customers with exclusive access to genetic reports,…
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Annual Genetics Conference Goes All Online This Year

October 27, 2020
Like almost everything this year, the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics will be virtual.Instead of having thousands of scientists converge on a city for a week…
Read More

The 23andMe Ancestry Algorithm Gets an Upgrade

October 21, 2020
23andMe has updated our Ancestry Composition analysis that will improve the accuracy, as well as reduce the amount of “unassigned” and non-specific ancestry assignments for our customers.
Read More

Raising Awareness about Breast Cancer

October 16, 2020
This time last year, pre-pandemic, 23andMe brought together a panel of inspiring women to raise awareness about breast cancer.The message was clear. Knowledge — about risks, treatments, and the resources…
Read More

Embracing Latino Heritage with A Mexican Homecoming

October 15, 2020
By Andrew TodhunterStephen Duncan felt a strong connection to Mexican American culture for most of his life, but never knew the truth of his Hispanic ancestry. As we finish National…
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New Study on People’s Response to Information from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

October 08, 2020
Studying the impact of direct-to-consumer genetic testing on consumers, 23andMe scientists found that people who received information about genetic risk for a certain type of blood clots, found it useful, and in some cases, took actions to lower their risk.
Read More

23andMe+: An ongoing approach to your genetics

October 01, 2020
Starting today, we are offering current 23andMe health service customers in the U.S. access to 23andMe+, a new annual membership. This membership provides customers with exclusive access to genetic reports,…
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