A Primer on What’s In Your Genes?

April 15, 2014
Writing clearly about something complicated like genetics isn’t easy, and doing it with a little humor is harder still. But that’s just what the author and illustrator Katie McKissick, does...
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A Siblings Story From 23andMe

April 09, 2014
Anyone with a brother or sister doesn’t need a national holiday to remind them how special bonds between siblings can be, but in recognition of National Sibling Day we bring...
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A Gift To Humanity

March 25, 2014
Here at 23andMe we have an interest in all things Neanderthal, so when none other than Svante Paabo authored the book Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes we had...
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More From SXSW #AskAnne

March 18, 2014
We can’t tell you the breakout bands or best films from this year’s South By Southwest, but we can tell you that new ideas around digital health – including 23andMe’s...
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23andEire

March 17, 2014
Thank your lucky clovers because almost everyone in the 23andMe database is connected to someone who is Irish, and plenty of others have at least a wee bit of Irish...
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War Baby

March 12, 2014
Born in England at the tail end of WWII, Paul learned late in his life that he'd been a War Baby, a child fathered by an American Serviceman on leave. 23andMe helped him find connections to his biological father's family.
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The Future of Genetics in People’s Lives

March 09, 2014
At her South-by-Southwest Interactive keynote, 23andMe CEO and co-founder Anne Wojcicki explained that genetic information will soon be part of our everyday lives. “Genetic information is reaching a critical mass,”...
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Three Degrees of Separation At SXSW

March 07, 2014
At SXSW 23andMe researchers illustrated the interconnectedness of everyone with a version of six degrees of seperation but instead of using social connections genetics and only two or three degrees of separation.
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Out Of The Ashes

March 06, 2014
Peter used 23andMe to help him piece together more information about his Hungarian family lost in the Holocaust. In the process he connected with cousins who were descended from relatives who'd escaped during World War II to live in Israel or the United States.
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DNA USA* Revisited

March 04, 2014
Using anonymous aggregated data 23andMe look sat the mix of African, European and Native American ancestry in the United States to gather an illuminating genetic portrait of the U.S. that both confirms some of what we know about America’s social history but also other things that are surprising and new.
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