News & Announcement

Neanderthal Fade Away

August 28, 2014
Neanderthals, our ancient cousins whose DNA is still found in traces in modern humans, faded away in Europe about 10,000 years earlier than scientists once thought, according to a new...
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23andMe In The News

August 04, 2014
Last week was a good one for research at 23andMe with two announcements that offer more examples of the power of our research model. First was the publication of a...
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Breathless Over New Finding Using Ancient DNA

July 11, 2014
With one very important exception Tibetans and their Han Chinese neighbors are genetically very similar, but that one difference makes all the difference. In the breathlessly thin air of the...
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July 03, 2014
While 23andMe’s Ancestry Composition can tell you where in the world your ancestors came from, it cannot yet tell you who you should root for in the World Cup match...
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A “Bio Buzz” Interview with Anne Wojcicki

June 25, 2014
In San Diego at the annual Bio International Convention where she gave the keynote for a forum on personalized medicine, 23andMe CEO and Co-Founder Anne Wojcicki gave a short interview...
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Discussion On Faster Cures

June 24, 2014
(Editor’s note: This post was edited from the original.) This week 23andMe CEO and co-founder Anne Wojcicki participated in a roundtable discussion held by the US House Energy and Commerce...
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Update On The Regulatory Review Process With The FDA

June 20, 2014
By Kathy Hibbs, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, 23andMe A few days ago the US Food and Drug Administration accepted for review 23andMe’s submission for a new 510 (k) application....
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Anne Wojcicki Interview At Big Data Conference

June 13, 2014
23andMe cofounder and CEO Anne Wojcicki took a few moments to talk to interviewer Hayley Goldbach at Stanford’s recent Big Data in Biomedicine conference. The annual conference, which seems to...
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Neanderthals And Modern Humans

May 14, 2014
BioCentury This Week has done a nice series of interviews with Svante Pääbo, the director of evolutionary genetics at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, who...
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DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

April 28, 2014
It wasn’t easy, but we’ve chosen the top three entries in our first ever DNA Day student essay contest. Below are excerpts from the winners with links to the full...
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