News & Announcement

A Note to Our Customers Regarding the FDA

February 19, 2015
By Anne Wojcicki Today, 23andMe was granted authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Bloom syndrome carrier status report. This is an important first step...
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What The FDA Decision Means For 23andMe Customers

February 19, 2015
What does getting this marketing authorization mean for existing and future customers? As the first direct to consumer genetic test to complete the regulatory pathway, 23andMe’s Bloom Syndrome Carrier Status...
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Let’s Talk About Parkinson’s

February 18, 2015
On Thursday and Friday, 23andMe will be participating in two online events hosted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation focused on Parkinson’s disease and some of the latest research into...
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Meeting At the Crossroads

February 11, 2015
A skull found in a previously undisturbed cave in Israel may hold important new evidence not just about when modern humans migrated outPhoto: Clara Amit, Israel Antiquities Authority of Africa,...
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Let’s Talk

January 20, 2015
The author Christine Kenneally – who wrote the wonderful book The Invisible History of the Human Race – graciously agreed to participate in a Twitter chat we are hosting on...
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A Note To Our Customers About The New Year

January 12, 2015
By Anne Wojcicki I’m excited about 2015! We are starting the New Year with new customers around the world, new research collaborations and many employees working diligently on our FDA...
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Top Genetic Findings of 2014

December 26, 2014
The pace of discovery in genetics is such that every few months a new finding has the potential to change something fundamental about our understanding of the science. To keep...
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King Richard’s Bones

December 04, 2014
Drawing on DNA analysis, genealogy and archeology, scientists at the University of Leicester, who unearthed 500-year-old royal bones found under a municipal car park, have definitively identified the remains as...
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A New Kind of Family Portrait

November 20, 2014
It’s that time of year when family photos start arriving on holiday cards from relatives across the country. Why don’t you do something different this year and create a new...
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And Winners Are…

November 18, 2014
With so many great entries, it wasn’t easy, but we’ve picked the winners in 23andMe’s first ever “Genetics Image Contest.” We had a lot of creative depictions of DNA, chromosomes,...
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