The Smithsonian Opens New Genetics Exhibit

June 13, 2013
Sixty years after Crick and Watson showed us the double helix structure of DNA, the Smithsonian opens the exhibition “Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code,” showing us all how the genetic revolution...
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23andMe Appoints Andy Page President

June 11, 2013
Earlier this week 23andMe appointed Andy Page as company president. Andy brings to the job incredible business experience as well as a long history with 23andMe. He has watched the...
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What Patients Say Works for Vulvodynia

June 07, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this graphic, click here. By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether Nearly two years ago, CureTogether released a list of the top patient-rated treatments...
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Behind the Scenes at the Lab

June 06, 2013
See what happens to your saliva sample at our partner laboratory. A new video shows the finely tuned process that turns the DNA in your saliva into the genetic information you see when you log in to your account at 23andMe.
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Craving Coffee Might be Genetic

June 04, 2013
By Amick B. There are many studies that look at the health impacts of drinking coffee, but you’d be forgiven if you weren’t clear about whether it’s good for you....
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Getting Long in the Telomeres

May 30, 2013
Robin Smith, Health Content Scientist Barring injury, disease or capture, some scientists believe that a lobster could live virtually forever. They are amongst a select group of animals, including tortoises,...
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DNA Melody, Play it Again

May 29, 2013
Mark Ackerley speaking about DNA Melody at the Cleveland Clinic’s Personal Healthcare Summit. Mark Ackerley, a composer and a member of 23andMe’s marketing team, recently spoke at a personalized medicine...
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Mutiny (and Headaches) on the Bounty

May 24, 2013
By Robin Smith, Health Content Scientist at 23andMe Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. In January of 1790, a small band of mutineers from the HMS Bounty evaded capture by the...
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For Your Eyes Only

May 21, 2013
Genetics plays a big role in the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the leading causes of vision loss among older Americans. Luckily, there are ways to lower...
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A Day For Family History And DNA

May 20, 2013
With participation by 23andMe and the three other major companies involved in DNA testing for ancestry, as well as talks from some of the most respected names in the field,...
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