Study of Common Variants Finds Rare Mutation With Implications For Heart Disease Prevention

December 15, 2008
Genome-wide association studies, the research projects that connect SNPs to different traits and conditions (and fuel much of the 23andMe Health and Traits feature), focus on fairly common genetic variations...
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SNPwatch: Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease Share Some Genetic Risk Factors

December 12, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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Leading Geneticist Spells Out the Promise of Personal Genomics

December 12, 2008
As the director of Britain’s Wellcome Trust Center for Human Genetics, Peter Donnelly oversees research that provides vital raw material for the 23andMe Personal Genome Serviceâ„¢ – specifically, correlations between...
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SNPwatch: Gene Variant Linked to Obesity Affects Food Choices in Children

December 11, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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Where Today Meets Yesterday: A New Approach to Studying the Genetic History of Southeast Asia

December 10, 2008
Archaeologists rarely agree on anything.   So it’s no surprise that for years two groups of scholars have drawn completely opposite conclusions about the relationship between the ancient people of...
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SNPwatch: Two Vices, One SNP – Drinking and Smoking Behavior Both Linked to Nicotine Receptor Genes

December 09, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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New Papers from Nature Genetics Yield a Bounty of Cholesterol SNPs

December 08, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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An Unexpected Result: Genetics Sheds Light on the Spanish Inquisition

December 04, 2008
With the return of Christian rule to Spain in 1492 after nearly 800 years of Muslim rule, hundreds of thousands of people – both Muslim and Jewish – were faced...
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SNPwatch: Two More Genes Associated with Height

December 02, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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Study of Breast Cancer among Latinas Shows Importance of Ancestry in Disease

December 01, 2008
People sometimes think of ancestry as the “fun” part of the 23andMe Personal Genome Serviceâ„¢, an intriguing glimpse at the past that is completely unrelated to our more serious Health...
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