Science versus Star Wars: “Reylo” and the inbreeding coefficient

December 17, 2019
By Samantha Ancona Esselmann, PhD, product scientist at 23andMe(Warning: This story contains Star Wars spoilers.)Hopeless romantics, myself included, wait with bated breath for the final installment of the nine-episode-long saga...
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Science, the Endless Frontier

March 13, 2019
Editors’ note: We first posted this piece by Joyce Tung, Vice President of Research at 23andMe, on April 4 2017, but in light of the current budget debate over deep...
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BMI across the USA

February 12, 2019
We calculated the BMI of 23andMe customers in the United States, who have consented to participate in research. The map shows a states with the highest prevalence of obesity.
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New Data on Fertility in the United States

November 06, 2017
New data on declining fertility in the United States points to a need for new efforts to better understand improving fertility outcomes in women who wait to have their children.
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Human Origins

June 26, 2017
Bones found in an old mine at Jebel Irhoud in Morocco have scientists rethinking their understanding of mankind’s origins in Africa —A view of the site at Jebel Irhoud where...
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