Ancestry

Haplogroup Report Edit

September 01, 2017
Over the last year or so, we’ve been working hard to update some of our most popular tools here at 23andMe, and sometimes in the flurry of all that activity,...
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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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Human Origins

June 26, 2017
Bones found in an old mine at Jebel Irhoud in Morocco have scientists rethinking their understanding of mankind’s origins in Africa —A view of the site at Jebel Irhoud where...
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23andMe’s Updated Maternal Haplogroup Report

June 01, 2017
23andMe helps people trace their maternal line going back tens of thousands of years, giving them insight into their ancestry.
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Meet Your DNA Family — 23andMe’s New Ancestry Report

May 04, 2017
New ancestry reports from DNA testing company 23andMe.
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23andMe’s New Ancestry Timeline

January 18, 2017
Robin Smith, 23ndMe Senior Scientist When did that 2 percent Yakut ancestry make its way into your family tree?The newest 23andMe Ancestry feature may have the answer for you. This...
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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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Tracing Back to Africa

December 13, 2016
DNA extracted from bones at a burial site in a rocky valley on a remote island in the South Atlantic could hold important information for those with ancestral roots in...
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Updates to 23andMe Paternal Haplogroup Assignments

November 15, 2016
With the holiday season upon us, 23andMe is sprucing up its paternal haplogroup tree!With 23andMe population geneticist and Y-chromosome expert David Poznik at the lead, we’ve updated our Haplogroups Report...
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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...
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