announcements

23andMe Kits At Best Buy

June 28, 2017
Best Buy, the big box retailer, just became the latest store to start selling 23andMe kits on its shelves.Customers can now find the kits on Amazon, at CVS, and Target....
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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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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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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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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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Collaboration to Create Better Treatments for Infertility

February 10, 2016
As part of a collaboration with 23andMe, the personalized medicine company Celmatix is looking to dramatically improve the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. Infertility affects a large portion of the...
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The FDA Wants To Hear Your Opinion

February 05, 2016
If you have an opinion about genetic testing and the best way to return those results, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to hear it at a daylong...
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Happy Holidays

December 17, 2015
Editor’s note: Recently researchers at UC Davis sequenced the California sugar pine, which is endangered. A few years back they had done the same for the Douglas fir, and we...
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A New 23andMe Experience

October 21, 2015
23andMe made some news today, with the launch of a new experience for customers that includes the first and only direct-to-consumer genetic service that meets U.S. FDA standards. We invested nearly...
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Power of One Million

June 18, 2015
23andMe genotyped our one millionth customer last week.Today we celebrate one million customers: #PowerOf1Million. However, one million is more than a number. It’s a turning point. There are now one...
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