News & Announcement

Highlights on New Parkinson’s Research

November 13, 2014
At an annual conference last month sponsored by the Michael J. Fox Foundation, scientists, academics and business representatives gathered in New York City to explore some of the latest and...
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Mr. Double Helix

November 10, 2014
We’re fortunate here at 23andMe to get some interesting visitors, but last week was especially exciting for us when James Watson – yes that Watson – dropped in to say...
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The Traveling Genome

November 05, 2014
Last year, on the sixtieth anniversary of Crick and Watson’s discovery of the double helix structure of DNA, the Smithsonian opened an exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History...
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Happy Halloween

October 31, 2014
Little did we know that on top of a MA in computer science from Stanford and a PhD in Biostatistics from Harvard, 23andMe computational biologist Fah Sathirapongsasuti also has an...
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Last Call

October 31, 2014
If you’re feeling particularly creative, you still have a few more days to submit entries in 23andMe’s first “Genetics Image Contest.” Get your entries in before Monday night and get...
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Dem Bones

October 23, 2014
Svante Pääbo and his team in Leipzig are up to it again, sequencing a 45,000 year-old leg bone found on a riverban in Siberia and revealing more detail about interbreeding...
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23andMe and MyHeritage Collaboration

October 23, 2014
This week 23andMe and MyHeritage announced a new collaboration that will give our customers more tools for learning about their family history and heritage. The effort will give 23andMe customers...
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The Most Exciting Time in Science

October 08, 2014
There are grand visions about what genetic discoveries will be made in the distant future, but what about in the next five years. That was the question Dr. Eric Green,...
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Genetics Image Contest

September 25, 2014
If you haven’t already, there’s still time to submit entries in 23andMe’s first “Genetics Image Contest.” We’re extending the deadline to get your entries in so you really have no...
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23andMe Recognized As One of the Bay Area’s Healthiest Employers

September 09, 2014
At 23andMe our mission is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. A big part of doing so is to help people make better decisions about...
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