23andMe’s New iPad App

July 15, 2018
As part of its growing mobile offerings, 23andMe recently released a new app for the iPad that is meant to meet the growing demand from customers who want to access their genetic data while they’re away from their laptop or on the go.
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Genetics with a kick, a soccer injury sparks a genetics education

July 12, 2018
23andMe intern Luis Nunez’s serious soccer injury pushed him to embrace genetics education and learn about how his genetics and lifestyle affects his overall health.
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Diving Into The Genetic Adaptations of Sea Nomads

July 09, 2018
A study of the Bajau — an ethnic Malay people who for a thousand years have lived in and around the ocean as so-called Sea Nomads — offers the latest example of how genetic adaptations have given some populations the advantage they need to survive.
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New Genetic Associations for Rosacea Found

July 05, 2018
A new study found that seven gene regions associated with the chronic skin condition, rosacea, also play a role in skin pigmentation, immune response, and inflammation. The findings give new insight into the underlying biology of the disease and may hold clues for identifying drug targets used to treat it, according to the researchers at GlaxoSmithKline who collaborated with 23andMe to conduct the study.
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Independence DNA

July 03, 2018
While none of the Founding Fathers were customers of 23andMe, we do know a little about their DNA because of publicly-available records of testing done on their direct descendants. This Independence Day see if they share a maternal or paternal line with the likes of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Alexander Hamilton.
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23andMe Celebrates Pride Month

June 29, 2018
As Pride Month comes to an end, 23andMe would like to take a moment to celebrate our LGBTQ+ research participants and employees. Whether they’re contributing data or analyzing it, the quality of our science wouldn’t be the same without them.
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New Study Finds Genetic Associations for Neuroticism

June 25, 2018
Researchers identified more than a hundred genetic regions associated with neuroticism, a trait used to gauge personality that is also associated with risk factors for depression and schizophrenia.
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Massive new study finds shared genetic basis for psychiatric disorders

June 21, 2018
In the most extensive genetic study of brain disorders to date, scientists have found a shared genetic basis for psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, but neurological brain disorders…
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23andMe Adds Four New Trait Reports

June 21, 2018
23andMe recently added to its growing list of more than two-dozen Trait Reports. Together, they help illustrate how our genetics influence more than just physical traits like the thickness of our hair, but also food preferences or certain behavioral traits.
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Happy Father’s Day 2018

June 13, 2018
23andMe brought together five fathers with children they connected with through 23andMe. For most, this was their first Father’s Day with a grown son or daughter they hadn’t known they even had, until discovering their genetic connection through 23andMe.
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