Cheers!

December 29, 2014
Why some people will have a hangover the morning after they ring in the New Year this year and others won’t, can at least be partially explained by genetics. There’s...
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Top Genetic Findings of 2014

December 26, 2014
The pace of discovery in genetics is such that every few months a new finding has the potential to change something fundamental about our understanding of the science. To keep...
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An analysis of the ancestry make-up of people across the United States

December 18, 2014
In a new study published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, 23andMe population geneticist Kasia Bryc created a first-of-its-kind genetic portrait of the United States. The study offers a...
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Study Says Genetics May Play Larger Role in ALS

December 15, 2014
A new study suggests that genetics plays a much bigger role in ALS than previously thought. Past estimates said genetics accounts for about 10 percent of cases, but a new...
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Everyone’s A Winner

December 11, 2014
Last month we announced the three winners in 23andMe’s first-ever Genetics Image Contest, but we felt like everyone came out ahead by helping to bridge the gap in genetics education.One...
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Newborns And Sequencing

December 08, 2014
A new study from researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital, found that most prospective parents they surveyed would like to have their newborns sequenced for medical...
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King Richard’s Bones

December 04, 2014
Drawing on DNA analysis, genealogy and archeology, scientists at the University of Leicester, who unearthed 500-year-old royal bones found under a municipal car park, have definitively identified the remains as...
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Recognized For Excellence

November 28, 2014
Uta Francke, 23andMe’s science advisory board member and our former Senior Medical Director, added another in a long list of accolades when the Association for Molecular Pathology lauded her in...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2014
Your genetics can tell you a lot about yourself, even the food you eat. As Americans prepared for their Thanksgiving feasts, 23andMe is taking a look at the genetics behind...
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A New Kind of Family Portrait

November 20, 2014
It’s that time of year when family photos start arriving on holiday cards from relatives across the country. Why don’t you do something different this year and create a new...
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