23andMe Research

Genetics found to influence personality and psychological disorders

December 05, 2016
New research has found genetic markers linking schizophrenia with personality traits for the first time, shedding new light on the shared genetic influences for personality and psychological disorders. The findings,...
Read More

Brain Game

November 17, 2016
We assume that, like a knife dulled by repeated use, as we age our brain loses the sharp edge of youth, but the truth is more complicated than that. Some...
Read More

Genetics found to influence resting heart rate

November 09, 2016
A team of researchers found more than 60 genetic variants associated with resting heart rate, a known predictor of overall mortality. In the new study published in the journal Nature...
Read More

New Neanderthal Research

November 08, 2016
New research by scientists at the University of California, Davis, shows how natural selection has purged all but the smallest bits of that ancient Neanderthal DNA from modern humans.
Read More

Genetics found to influence menstrual cramps severity

November 06, 2016
Researchers have identified a genetic variant associated with severe menstrual cramps. This is the first genome-wide association study of this form of chronic pain. Known as dysmenorrhea, it is the...
Read More

New genetic variants found to influence fertility

October 31, 2016
As part of a massive study that includes the contributions from scores of researchers across the globe, scientists have found a dozen genetic markers linked to fertility, offering hope to...
Read More

23andMe Reaches Enrollment Goal for Lupus Research

October 28, 2016
23andMe reached another milestone earlier this month by completing enrollment in what is now one of the largest genetic studies of lupus in the world. As part of the Lupus...
Read More

A Real Nail Biter

October 25, 2016
A lot of people bite their nails. It’s not that unusual, but researchers looking at the underlying biology for individuals who do it often are learning that frequent nail-biting may...
Read More

Find Us At ASHG

October 13, 2016
Attending the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver next week?We’d love to hear from you! Attend our talks, come by our posters, and find us at our...
Read More

The African Genetics Project

October 12, 2016
To enhance its research and enrich its customer experience, 23andMe is launching the African Genetics Project, recruiting people who emigrated from, or whose parents emigrated from several specific countries in...
Read More