A New Survey On Attitudes About Race and Genetics

August 15, 2018
A majority of Americans agree that someone’s racial identity is not hard-wired into their DNA, according to a new survey on attitudes about race and genetics by researchers at Northwestern University working in collaboration with DNA testing company 23andMe.
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23andMe Helps Adoptee Find Biological Family

August 10, 2018
He Richard had long ago stopped expecting he’d find anything about his biological family, but 23andMe helped the 50-year-old adoptee find his half-sister and learn about his biological family.
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Book Review: She Has Her Mother’s Laugh

August 01, 2018
A book review of Carl Zimmer's massive new book “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.”
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Best Practices for Protecting Consumers’ Privacy

July 31, 2018
23andMe joined forces with non-profit organization Future Privacy Forum along with Ancestry, Helix, and other leading personal genetic testing companies to issue a new Privacy Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services.
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Itching to See 23andMe’s New Trait Reports

July 30, 2018
23andMe released a new batch of trait reports that look at whether your DNA indicates you might be tastier to mosquitoes than others, or why you can sing back a musical note or get the heebie-jeebies looking down from great heights, or even why your hair lightens in the sun.
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Happy National Cousins Day

July 24, 2018
On National Cousins Day we bring you the story of Lisa Henry and Joyce Schur, who are so close that they always felt like they were more than just friends, and after using 23andme they learned they are actually cousins.
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Massive study on the genetics of educational attainment

July 23, 2018
In one of the largest genetic studies ever done, an international consortium of scientists has found more than 1,200 genetic variants associated with educational attainment, which is defined as the number of years individuals spent in school or university.
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Large Study Finds Genetic Associations for Hay Fever

July 18, 2018
In the largest study of its kind to date, scientists have found new genetic associations for hay fever the most common type of allergy. The researchers uncovered 41 genetic associations with...
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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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