Introducing Tales from the Genome on Udacity

September 17, 2013
By Matthew Cook, PhD Udacity Instructor Get excited! After months of planning and production, Udacity and 23andMe are launching a new genetics course, Tales from the Genome, that will be...
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An Ocean of Hope For MPN Research

September 12, 2013
Editor’s note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in 23andMe’s product. We’re posting a story about one of the participants in 23andMe’s MPN Research Initiative...
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The Keeper Of Memory

September 09, 2013
Mike Lattimore felt a mix of anxiety and dread about visiting Africa, so fraught it was with the scars of slavery. But standing on the shores of what is known...
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Behind the Scenes With 23andMe

September 04, 2013
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
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Smithsonian Exhibit In The News

September 02, 2013
Back in June we told you about an awesome new exhibit at the Smithsonian “Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code.”  Maybe you didn’t want to take our word on it, but how...
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Exercise Can Modify DNA in Fat Cells

August 30, 2013
By Sheel Dandekar Not convinced that those trips to the gym are making a difference?  Think again. In a recent study in PloS Genetics, researchers from Lund University in Sweden...
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NBC Medical Editor Gets To Know Her Genome

August 28, 2013
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
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Connecting With The Past

August 27, 2013
Editor’s note: Alice dropped us a line to update us on her story. “23andme has helped me AGAIN with my ongoing search! If you’ll remember I’m adopted and found my...
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What Women Say Works Best for PMS

August 26, 2013
By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether Some of the most effective treatments for women with symptoms from Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), are also some of the simplest. CureTogether – a free...
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SNPwatch: The Genetics of Adolescent Growth Spurts

August 23, 2013
By Alison Chubb We’ve all known teenagers who grow several inches in a year, and then start bumping into people and furniture as they figure out what to do with...
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