23andMe offers the most comprehensive genetic ancestry service on the market. See how your DNA connects you to people and places around the world.

23andMe’s features like Ancestry Composition, DNA Relatives, and Ancestry Timeline offers the best DNA test with the most comprehensive ancestry breakdown. The Ancestry + Traits service includes 80+ personalized reports, Ancestry percentages (to the 0.1%) and more than 1500 geographic regions.


Tracing Roots in Africa

February 21, 2022
An update of 23andMe's Ancestry Composition, that includes 25 new ethnolinguistic groups in Africa ,is helping customers like Jamila to learn about cultures and groups with whom she and her family are connected.
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23andMe Adds New African Ethnolinguistic Groups to Ancestry Composition

January 12, 2022
23andMe’s latest update provides new ancestral connections to 25 African ethnolinguistic groups, or groups of people who share a common language and culture. Along with the Recent Ancestor Locations previously...
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A new analysis sheds light on some customers’ Indigenous genetic ancestry from North America

July 16, 2021
23andMe added eight new regions within North America reflecting Indigenous genetic ancestry. The addition is in response not just to requests from thousands of customers, but also as part of...
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Where 23andMe Customers’ Irish Ancestors Lived, And More

March 17, 2021
For St. Patrick's Day 23andMe looks at Irish ancestry, where in Ireland customers Irish ancestors lived, and where in the United States customers with recent Irish ancestry live.
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DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees 

November 27, 2020
By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCWhether it’s a mother finding her son, or a daughter finding her father, or brothers and sisters meeting for the first time, stories of adoptees using...
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DNA testing companies should be clear about what it means to have “Native American DNA”*

November 20, 2020
By Samantha Ancona Esselmann, Ph.D., a 23andMe Ancestry Product ScientistThe genetic ancestry testing industry† is younger than Facebook.Since the mid-aughts, around 35 million people have “done their DNA,” and as...
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The 23andMe Ancestry Algorithm Gets an Upgrade

October 21, 2020
23andMe has updated our Ancestry Composition analysis that will improve the accuracy, as well as reduce the amount of “unassigned” and non-specific ancestry assignments for our customers.
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Celebrate your Ancient DNA with a New Neanderthal Report

April 23, 2020
23andMe customers can celebrate their ancient DNA with a New Neanderthal Report, where they'll find new trait associations, and new features to share their results.
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Taking a Leap Into My DNA: Part III

March 11, 2020
In the third part of her series writer Amanda McCorquodale explains what it's like to explore your DNA using 23andMe to learn about your ancestry.
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23andMe’s Latest Feature Automates Genetic Family Trees

February 28, 2020
Using your genetics and a new algorithm, 23andMe's new Family Tree, will automatically start your tree based with your DNA relatives and predict how you might be connected to them, so you don’t have to start from scratch.
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