Meet 23andMe’s Interns

August 16, 2019
By Lily Brickman, 23andMe Communications Intern23andMe’s second official internship program included 28 interns across a number of teams and in a variety of different roles.Our interns this year come from...
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Now I Know Where I Belong

August 11, 2019
Juan Fernandez had made many presentations about his Dominican heritage and the island’s Native Taíno population. But he’d never been caught off-guard by such a simple and direct question before: “Do...
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23andMe Explores Dietary Habit and Health Outcomes

August 06, 2019
By Rafaela Bagur Quetglas, PhDYou are what you eat, is the old adage, but what does your diet actually say about you?  23andMe has a unique opportunity to explore that...
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Medical Education at 23andMe

August 02, 2019
 By Eloycsia Ratliff, MPH, 23andMe Medical Education Project Manager Editor’s note: This is the first post in an occasional series explaining our Medical Education program. It is no secret that the evolving...
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Seoul Sisters and Brothers

July 31, 2019
When they met for the first time, Tamara Miller and Leslie Wheeler were struck by their similarities. They both are Korean adoptees, and both share a cheerful disposition and closets...
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A Predisposition to Save on 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service

July 22, 2019
A recent ruling by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) now allows for money set aside in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA) to be used to...
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Why 23andMe Loves Neanderthals, And You Should Too

July 12, 2019
Modern humans and Neanderthals hail from a common ancestor, and non-Africans have some fraction of Neanderthal DNA. That overlapping history explains some of the things we have in common with our ancient human cousins.
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23andMe’s Traits of Summer

July 02, 2019
23andMe offers a handful of trait reports that are particularly relevant this summer that look at hair photobleaching, freckling, mosquito bite frequency, and ice cream flavor preference.
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23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference

June 28, 2019
A new 23andMe trait report gives you the scoop on the genetics behind your ice cream flavor preference, or at least whether you’re more likely to ask for vanilla or...
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23andMe’s New MUTYH-Associated Polyposis Report Looks at Risk for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Associated with MUTYH Variants

June 27, 2019
23andMe has added a new Genetic Health Risk report* that looks at two genetic variants in the MUTYH gene (Y179C and G396D) associated with a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome, MUTYH-associated...
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