ancestry

Using 23andMe To Find Family

August 16, 2017
Paul spent years trying to find his biological father, then using 23andMe he was able to find a half brother, four sisters and the identity of his biological father.
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The Paternal-Line Story Written In Your DNA

August 14, 2017
23andMe's new and improved Paternal Haplogroup report, allows customers to trace the footsteps of their paternal-line ancestors over thousands of generations of human history.
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DNA Travel, It’s a Trip

July 05, 2017
That urge to explore, to go beyond what we know, is programmed into our DNA — a central part of the story of human history, where people journeyed first out...
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The Legacy of Loving

June 16, 2017
A generation ago it was a felony to marry across racial lines in Virginia and 15 other states in the south, and the repercussions of those laws are still felt...
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23andMe’s Updated Maternal Haplogroup Report

June 01, 2017
23andMe helps people trace their maternal line going back tens of thousands of years, giving them insight into their ancestry.
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23andMe’s New Ancestry Timeline

January 18, 2017
Robin Smith, 23ndMe Senior Scientist When did that 2 percent Yakut ancestry make its way into your family tree?The newest 23andMe Ancestry feature may have the answer for you. This...
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The Gift

December 23, 2016
The stories all start the same – with a 23andMe kit given at Christmas – but then they follow their own fascinating narratives that are as unique as the customers...
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Tracing Back to Africa

December 13, 2016
DNA extracted from bones at a burial site in a rocky valley on a remote island in the South Atlantic could hold important information for those with ancestral roots in...
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Whoa Nelly

December 07, 2016
If Lisa hadn’t used 23andMe, it’s hard to imagine how she would have ever known about Nelly. Lisa hadn’t been searching for her. When she tested with 23andMe, Lisa was...
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Sharing and Protecting Your Genetic Information

November 30, 2016
By James Rathmell, 23andMe Privacy Fellow Our mission at 23andMe is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. One way we do this is by giving...
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