News & Announcement

Something We Can Agree On

February 28, 2016
There’s a lot to like about the Precision Medicine Initiative launched last year, but we were particularly heartened to hear President Obama recently make clear that enlisting patients as partners...
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The Lasting Legacy of Neanderthals

February 18, 2016
New research by scientists at Vanderbilt University adds to our understanding of the legacy of our ancient cousins, the Neanderthals. The study looked specifically at health conditions, finding associations between...
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Citizen Science

February 15, 2016
Perhaps the stories are so interesting because they seem so improbable – tales of ordinary people faced with devastating genetic diseases grabbing a hold of their destiny, doing their own...
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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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Smart Talk

February 03, 2016
Get two smart people in a room and let them talk.That’s the premise for astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show “StarTalk,” and it makes for thought-provoking conversations about science. That’s what...
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This Year’s Top Ten Stories in Genetics

December 28, 2015
Starting in January with the launch of the ambitious Precision Medicine Initiative in the United States, 2015 finished with a heated debate around the appropriate use of technology that allows...
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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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Science’s Rock Stars

November 09, 2015
Seth McFarlane brought the humor, Pharrell Williams the glam, and this year’s winners of the Breakthrough Prize brought the wonder of science.  Breakthrough Prize winners at the ceremony. Image courtesy...
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23andMe In The News

October 25, 2015
23andMe’s had a busy week with a lot of media coverage of our new customer experience. For everyone here at 23andMe, the notice is a nice moment after two years...
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