Introducing 23andMe’s 2021 Summer Interns, Part I

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Ringing in 23andMe’s Next Chapter

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A Father and Daughter Meet for the First Time

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23andMe Signs Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ+ State Laws

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23andMe Research

New Research Offers Insights into Cataracts

June 14, 2021
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente identified dozens of new genetic associations for increased risk of age-related cataracts, one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide.The study, published in the journal Nature…
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Health and Traits

Two New Medication Insight Reports for 23andMe+ Members

May 19, 2021
Most of us have at least one genetic variant that may alter how our bodies process certain commonly prescribed medications. Yet, very few of us know about it. That’s because…
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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.
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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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 Introducing 23andMe’s 2021 Summer Interns, Part I

June 18, 2021
The last year has taught most of us working today lessons usually learned over many years on the job, such as the importance of adaptability, the need to pick up…
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Ringing in 23andMe’s Next Chapter

June 17, 2021
23andMe’s CEO and Co-founder Anne Wojcicki rang the opening bell on Nasdaq Thursday morning, celebrating our first day as a publicly-traded company. Anne took a moment during the virtual bell-ringing…
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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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23andMe Signs Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ+ State Laws

June 14, 2021
23andMe joined over 100 other companies, to stand up for equity and against state legislation that discriminates against the LGBTQ+ community. The Human Rights Campaign released a statement condemning this…
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New Research Offers Insights into Cataracts

June 14, 2021
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente identified dozens of new genetic associations for increased risk of age-related cataracts, one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide.The study, published in the journal Nature…
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Trust the Science by Supporting Trans Health Care

June 08, 2021
In honor of Pride month, 23andMe science communication program manager, Jey McCreight, writes about what the science says about gender identity and health.
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 Introducing 23andMe’s 2021 Summer Interns, Part I

June 18, 2021
The last year has taught most of us working today lessons usually learned over many years on the job, such as the importance of adaptability, the need to pick up…
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Ringing in 23andMe’s Next Chapter

June 17, 2021
23andMe’s CEO and Co-founder Anne Wojcicki rang the opening bell on Nasdaq Thursday morning, celebrating our first day as a publicly-traded company. Anne took a moment during the virtual bell-ringing…
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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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23andMe Signs Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ+ State Laws

June 14, 2021
23andMe joined over 100 other companies, to stand up for equity and against state legislation that discriminates against the LGBTQ+ community. The Human Rights Campaign released a statement condemning this…
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New Research Offers Insights into Cataracts

June 14, 2021
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente identified dozens of new genetic associations for increased risk of age-related cataracts, one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide.The study, published in the journal Nature…
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Trust the Science by Supporting Trans Health Care

June 08, 2021
In honor of Pride month, 23andMe science communication program manager, Jey McCreight, writes about what the science says about gender identity and health.
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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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