23andMe Educators Summit

July 09, 2017
Thao Do, PhD., 23andMe’s Education and Academia Program ManagerAs schools were letting out for the summer, 23 professors and teachers from public and private universities, community colleges and Ivy League…
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23andMe Customers Now See Their Contributions To Research

July 06, 2017
Since 2010, 23andMe’s research team has made groundbreaking discoveries on the role of genetics in health. We’ve published them in top scientific journals along with world-class collaborators — and we hope they will lead to advances in medicine that will make life healthier for everyone.
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DNA Travel, It’s a Trip

July 05, 2017
That urge to explore, to go beyond what we know, is programmed into our DNA — a central part of the story of human history, where people journeyed first out…
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23andMe Kits At Best Buy

June 28, 2017
Best Buy, the big box retailer, just became the latest store to start selling 23andMe kits on its shelves.Customers can now find the kits on Amazon, at CVS, and Target….
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Human Origins

June 26, 2017
Bones found in an old mine at Jebel Irhoud in Morocco have scientists rethinking their understanding of mankind’s origins in Africa —A view of the site at Jebel Irhoud where…
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Celebrating Diversity

June 22, 2017
Sprinkled in the crowds at Pride marches this weekend, as with every year, will be employees from 23andMe, who will be there with their families, partners and friends to support…
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World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017
Today more than ever, it’s easy to focus on all that separates us, but our DNA tells another story. Having just landed in a small boat, a refugee family walks…
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The role of genetics in personality and schizophrenia

June 19, 2017
Researchers have identified genes that influence both the risk for schizophrenia and the development of certain personality traits.The work published late last month in the journal Scientific Reports, a Nature…
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The Legacy of Loving

June 16, 2017
A generation ago it was a felony to marry across racial lines in Virginia and 15 other states in the south, and the repercussions of those laws are still felt…
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Happy Father’s Day

June 14, 2017
This Father’s Day is a little different for Esther Blue.This year, after finding her biological father, Farhad, with the help of 23andMe, she can actually wish him a Happy Father’s…
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