Ancestry

Why 23andMe Loves Neanderthals, And You Should Too

July 12, 2019
Neanderthals may be an ancient species, but their genetics continue to surprise us to this day.For instance, new research published last month in Science Advances shows that Neanderthal DNA has...
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Travel as unique as your DNA with 23andMe and Airbnb

May 21, 2019
Your DNA offers much more than just insights into your origins, it may help you map out your next travel itinerary. 23andMe and Airbnb are teaming up to offer customers a...
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23andMe Improves Reports for Caribbean and Latin American Customers

May 15, 2019
23andMe has added 12 new countries and three new reports to improve results for customers with Latin American and Caribbean ancestry.
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Families Come Together For Their First Mother’s Day

May 08, 2019
Last week, a few 23andMe customers came together for a special brunch and a chance to celebrate their first Mother’s Day with the birth moms they discovered, with the help...
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23andMe collaborates with Legacy Tree Genealogists to offer customers more tools in discovering their family history

April 27, 2019
Insights gleaned from your DNA can be transformational, but 23andMe results are most powerful when combined with other kinds of information, such as family histories, or observable traits, or sometimes...
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23andMe Tests New Ancestry Breakdown in Central and South Asia

April 03, 2019
23andMe is testing an update of its signature Ancestry Composition tool, offering a better breakdown for customers with ancestry from Central and South Asia.
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Luck of the Irish Ancestry

March 20, 2019
March is Irish-American Heritage Month, and we here at 23andMe wanted to take a quick look at our customers’ connections to the Emerald Isle.Although Irish immigration peaked in the United...
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The Irish Connection

March 11, 2019
Caroline Wallis, 23andMe Content Writer, Ancestry Product Team A photo of Mike in front of Bunratty Castle in County Clare, near the Shannon Airport. Messaging a distant cousin through 23andMe’s...
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23andMe Adds 1000+ More Regions and 30+ New Reports for Our Most Refined View of Ancestry To-Date

January 15, 2019
When it comes to calculating 23andMe customers’ Ancestry Composition results, details are invariably what matter most: more specificity, more interactivity, more opportunities to draw meaning about how we are all...
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23andMe Help Connect Siblings for A Reunion Decades in the Making

December 14, 2018
Brian, an adoptee raised in California, used 23andMe to find first his brother JJ and then two more brothers and two sisters. They all met this year in Ohio for a reunion.
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