23andMe Research

Genetic variants linked to education level

May 11, 2016
In what is the largest-ever genome wide association study for social science, researchers found more than 70 genetic variants associated with educational attainment – the number of years individuals spent...
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Learn About Our Lupus Research

May 04, 2016
With the start of Lupus Awareness Month, we’re offering up a snapshot of our growing lupus research community and one of the many people who has joined to make the...
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Why Study the Y?

May 02, 2016
David Poznik In the largest study of genetic variation within the human Y chromosome, an international team of scientists has traced back branches of the male line almost 200,000 years,...
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The Genetics of Twinning

April 28, 2016
An international team of scientists has identified two genetic variants that influence the odds of a mother having natural fraternal, non-identical, twins. Hamdi Mbarek The findings also offer more insight...
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Everyday Hero

April 21, 2016
There are many faces of Parkinson’s, Claudia’s just happens to be smiling most of the time. “I’m an optimistic person,” said the mother of two teenage boys who lives with...
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The role of genetics in well-being

April 18, 2016
Dan Benjamin, an Associate Professor of Economics at USC and on the principal investigators with the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium. In one of the largest-ever genome wide association study...
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A Conversation with 23andMe’s Kasia Bryc

April 18, 2016
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to some of 23andMe’s scientists behind 23andMe’s research. Senior Scientist and Population Geneticist Kasia Bryc is originally from...
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The identification of individuals resilient to genetic diseases

April 11, 2016
Brian Naughton Perhaps you or someone you know is a genetic superhero and simply doesn’t know it yet. A new paper by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at...
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23andMe Scientists Improving Diversity in Genetic Research

April 05, 2016
The National Institutes of Health has funded a promising new study by scientists here at 23andMe that could help alleviate some of the existing  disparities in genetics research between  people...
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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 05, 2016
To mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we’re taking a moment to look at some of the accomplishments 23andMe has made in the study of the disease in a relatively short time....
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