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23andMe’s New Research Overview Page

September 26, 2018
To ensure that our customers can easily see how their contributions are making a difference, 23andMe created a new Research Overview page.
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New African & East Asian Details in 23andMe’s Latest Ancestry Composition Update

August 21, 2018
23andMe has added new and more diverse reference populations, allowing customers with African and East Asian ancestry to see a more detailed breakdown of their Ancestry Composition. The update was made possible thanks to the contributions of 23andMe customers, as well as new sources of publicly available data such as the 1000 Genomes Project, and from the company's own African Genetics Project.
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The Paternal-Line Story Written In Your DNA

August 14, 2017
23andMe's new and improved Paternal Haplogroup report, allows customers to trace the footsteps of their paternal-line ancestors over thousands of generations of human history.
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Meet Your Chromosome Painting

December 15, 2016
Sarah Laskey, 23andMe Product Scientist The Chromosome Painting is one of my favorite parts of the 23andMe experience because it is packed with information. Then again, it can also be...
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The New 23andMe Experience: A Look at Our Trait Reports

January 05, 2016
The new customer experience at 23andMe is about more than just our new look; it’s also about new features. Among those new features are our new Trait Reports. These reports...
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23 pairs of Chromosomes, One Unique You.

August 13, 2015
Whether you ordered 23andMe to learn more about your ancestry, or to participate in research, or to connect with relatives, every 23andMe customer can learn something about what makes them...
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All About that Base (Pair): The Significance of your Genotypes

July 16, 2015
I’m sorry to burst your bubble, but you don’t have a gene for being tall, or a gene for caffeine addiction or a gene for intelligence. No one does. In...
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Some Basics About Using 23andMe

February 15, 2013
Can 23andMe sample my dead relatives and why do you use spit to extract my DNA? Inquiring minds want to know, or at least a lot of our customers do....
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Ancestry at 23andMe: New Insights for Sheridan

January 24, 2013
We first met Sheridan* in the fall of 2010. As an adoptee, she was curious about her DNA and what 23andMe might be able to tell her. With the help of old friends and some new ones on 23andMe, Sheridan learned about her global origins and connected with DNA relatives. Now Sheridan is back and learning even more about herself with the help of 23andMe's new and improved Ancestry features.
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Tracking Down a Trait

April 16, 2012
In this post, Ancestry Ambassador Ann Turner describes her quest to determine the cause of a form of hearing loss that runs in her family. Her search spans genealogical documents from the 1890s to genetic testing of living relatives. Clues from 23andMe may yet unearth the genetic culprit.
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