23andMe’s Ancestry Composition Driving Circles Around the Rest

December 26, 2012
December was a busy month for 23andMe and in the midst of the hubbub we put out Ancestry Composition, an amazing feature that gives finer detail of an individual’s heritage...
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Top Genetic Findings of 2012

December 20, 2012
Take a moment to look back at the ten most interesting and significant genetic findings of 2012 or at least the ones that drew our attention. In the last 12...
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DNA, Eh – Canadian Genome Project in the News

December 19, 2012
You’ve got to love the lead sentence of the Daily Globe and Mail story about the launch of a Canadian Genome Project: “Jill Davies is Canuck One.” Ms. Davies is...
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23andMe’s Newest Feature Explores Your Ancestry

December 13, 2012
Mike and Eric Our team rolled out a new feature called Ancestry Composition last week that will tell you more about what you’re made of, or more precisely, the geographic...
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New Discoveries about Rare Blood Disorders from 23andMe

December 06, 2012
Earlier this year we met our goal of enrolling 1,000 people in a community of people with a collection of rare blood disorders known as myeloproliferative neoplasms, or MPNs. Since...
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Three New Research Projects from 23andMe

December 04, 2012
23andMe received more than half a million dollars recently from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for three research projects. The grants support some of the important online genome-wide association...
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23andCuriosity

November 28, 2012
Earlier this month Public Health Genomics published a paper by a team of Swiss researchers that reinforces the growing body of work showing consumers’ positive experiences with personal genetic testing....
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More Fun with Neanderthals

November 19, 2012
In another example of how fascinated we are with Neanderthals – our ancient human ancestors – last week the Colbert Report featured British paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer. In a few minutes...
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Another Hero in the Fight Against Parkinson’s

November 16, 2012
Another friend of 23andMe, Rich Clifford, the former NASA astronaut who has become a powerful voice for those with Parkinson’s, was recently featured on CNN. Always an inspiration, Rich spoke...
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The Complex Genetic Architecture Underlying Human Differences

November 15, 2012
You’d be forgiven for assuming your height has nothing to do with the curl of your hair or how flexible you are, but physical traits can sometimes have unexpected connections....
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