23andMe and you

23andMe’s Health Content Scientists

June 28, 2013
You might know them as bloggers, but several of our main contributors are Health Content Scientists here at 23andMe. Their day-to-day work touches on nearly every aspect of what 23andMe...
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Behind the Scenes at the Lab

June 06, 2013
See what happens to your saliva sample at our partner laboratory. A new video shows the finely tuned process that turns the DNA in your saliva into the genetic information you see when you log in to your account at 23andMe.
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DNA Melody, Play it Again

May 29, 2013
Mark Ackerley speaking about DNA Melody at the Cleveland Clinic’s Personal Healthcare Summit. Mark Ackerley, a composer and a member of 23andMe’s marketing team, recently spoke at a personalized medicine...
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Coursera’s Useful Genetics Wows

May 15, 2013
If you haven’t yet heard, college is expensive. Darn expensive. Thankfully, there are now free online universities for those of us daunted by the hefty price tag attached to traditional...
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A New Look at 23andMe

April 05, 2013
23andMe has a new design for our website. We’d like you to take a peek. With input from our customers, we created a cleaner and more personalized layout that highlights...
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Would You Want to Know?

March 14, 2013
We at 23andMe hear this question a lot when the topic of personal genetic testing comes up. We each have our own answer, but enterprising PBS NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michaels...
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Our Neanderthal Cousins

March 11, 2013
There’s much to recommend in Carl Zimmer’s profile of David Reich in Discovery Magazine, not least of which are details on our favorite extinct human cousins, Neanderthals. While Neanderthals are...
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23andMe’s Homage to Jeopardy!

February 27, 2013
Last week we put up a quiz in the spirit of Jeopardy! after host Alex Trebek made use of 23andMe in one of his game clues. The time was up...
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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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