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Connecting With The Past
August 27, 2013
Editor’s note: Alice dropped us a line to update us on her story. “23andme has helped me AGAIN with my ongoing search! If you’ll remember I’m adopted and found my...
More Diversity Needed in Genetic Research
August 20, 2013
By Anne Pinckard The high rates of type 2 diabetes in some minority communities as well as the rates for prostate cancer among African American men are a good illustration...
New Standards Regulating Gluten Labeling
August 13, 2013
New rules issued by the US Food and Drug Administration earlier this month mean we may finally know what it means when a label on food we buy says “Gluten-Free.”...
Discovering More With 23andMe
August 12, 2013
23andMe results don’t just help you learn important information about your health, your results can also uncover information about yourself that you never knew, as Siaka, one of the actors...
23andMe As Seen on TV
August 05, 2013
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
Strangers and Relations
July 30, 2013
The New Yorker recently described the artist Laurel Nakadate as an “unpredictable, sometimes infuriating young photographer.” Perhaps. But whatever description you use, the images she creates are singularly arresting. In...
July 25, 2013
Francis Crick and James Watson might not have been able to describe the iconic double helix structure of DNA more than 60 years ago, if it hadn’t been for Rosalind...
Sisters Connect with 23andMe
July 02, 2013
Greta had given up on ever finding her mother. From her adoption papers she had a name, Carolyn Palmer, but decades of searching never got her any closer to finding...
New Genetic Associations Found For Allergies and Asthma
July 01, 2013
Research published online this week in Nature Genetics, has found new genetic associations for asthma and allergies. The study – done by scientists here at 23andMe and researchers at the...
People Powered Research at 23andMe
June 19, 2013
There are a lot of reasons why Thelma Ackley signed up for 23andMe – she’s fascinated by her ancestry and she’s curious about her health – but the main reason...