admixture

Meet Your Chromosome Painting

December 15, 2016
Sarah Laskey, 23andMe Product Scientist The Chromosome Painting is one of my favorite parts of the 23andMe experience because it is packed with information. Then again, it can also be...
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23andMe Scientists Improving Diversity in Genetic Research

April 05, 2016
The National Institutes of Health has funded a promising new study by scientists here at 23andMe that could help alleviate some of the existing  disparities in genetics research between  people...
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Mapping It Out

October 15, 2015
DNA has been described as both a recipe for life and a record of it, and computational biologist John Novembre – who recently received a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” for...
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The Way Way Back

August 11, 2015
Scott Fisher, the host of the nationally syndicated family history radio show Extreme Genes, spent his last show focused on 23andMe’s ancestry offerings, explaining a little bit about the science...
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An analysis of the ancestry make-up of people across the United States

December 18, 2014
In a new study published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, 23andMe population geneticist Kasia Bryc created a first-of-its-kind genetic portrait of the United States. The study offers a...
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The Ancestry Link For Atrial Fibrillation Risk

January 18, 2012
Atrial fibrillation is more common in people of European descent than in African Americans despite the fact that African Americans as a whole tend to have higher rates of hypertension, obesity, and type 2 diabetes. The reason may be partly genetic.
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New Study Argues For Construction of Mexican Medical Genetic Reference Database

May 14, 2009
Mexican flu virus genetics has been much in news lately; how about a look at Mexican human genetics for a  change? A new article from researchers at Mexico’s National Institute...
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