News & Announcement

Celebrating Diversity

June 22, 2017
Sprinkled in the crowds at Pride marches this weekend, as with every year, will be employees from 23andMe, who will be there with their families, partners and friends to support...
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World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017
Today more than ever, it’s easy to focus on all that separates us, but our DNA tells another story. Having just landed in a small boat, a refugee family walks...
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23andMe Genome Research Day

June 07, 2017
Every day at 23andMe is a research day.But recently, we had our very first “23andMe Genome Research Day”, during which our scientists shared a little about what we do, and...
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Speedy Recruitment for Fertility Study

May 26, 2017
With breathtaking speed, 23andMe and Celmatix have finished recruiting and enrolling participants in a groundbreaking study on fertility. Launched in February, the study aimed to enroll 4,500 women. It can...
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Good News About Health Reports

April 06, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted 23andMe authorization to offer ten genetic health risk reports including late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, celiac disease, and a condition associated with harmful...
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The Neanderthal Within

January 24, 2017
In the article Neanderthals Were People Too, Jon Mooallem describes an electric moment where he felt a visceral connection to our long lost human cousins. Watching a group of archeologist...
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Hacking Away at Health and Ancestry

October 19, 2016
For fans of HBO’s hit show Silicon Valley, you may be familiar with this formula for innovation – put a bunch of smart people together in a room and give...
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23andMe’s CEO Featured On The Today Show

October 17, 2016
As part of a series on cutting edge women, The Today Show featured Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe’s CEO and co-founder. The NBC crew followed Anne as she hustled through a typical...
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People Eager to Participate in Nevada Health Study

October 11, 2016
If you’d like to know whether people want access to their genetic information and will participate in research, just go to Nevada. Gov. Brian Sandoval was one of the first...
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Reinventing The Way We See Family

September 21, 2016
I love family. Modern families. Blended families. Adopted families. And, DNA families. Over the last ten years, I’ve seen the ancestry part of our genetic service change lives. Every day...
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