ancestry

Not Everyone is Expected to Stay

October 03, 2014
A few weeks ago Vox did a piece about a 23andMe customer, who at 50 found his biological sister and his mother using the service. He’d been adopted. His sister...
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All In The Family

September 29, 2014
By A.J. Jacobs I’d always wanted a big family. A few years ago, I got a huge one. After receiving my results back from 23andMe, I discovered I had more...
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Sharing Her Story

September 22, 2014
Jayne Berry’s adoptive parents let her know she was special. As a child, her parents told her: “Most children are just given to their parents, but you were chosen to...
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It’s a Girl

September 05, 2014
When Kelli read the message, she froze thinking that her next move would likely change her life forever. It was a note from a fellow 23andMe customer, who’d been identified...
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Tools For Genetic Genealogists

August 22, 2014
This past weekend, 23andMe’s Joanna Mountain and Christine Moschella, attended Joanna Mountain, 23andMe’s Research Director, and on the right Christine Moschella, 23andMe’s Community Manager.the 2014 Institute for Genetic Genealogy Conference...
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An Extraordinary Turn

August 14, 2014
Jeremy Kuykendall grew up in Texas, went to college there and settled down. He has a good job, is happily married and has two daughters. His life is pretty normal....
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More Deserving

August 06, 2014
Even as a little girl, Rachel Kilgore wanted to know more about where her ancestors came from, what they looked like, and who they were. And as she grew, Rachel...
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Goooal!!!!!

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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Can I Call You Son?

June 25, 2014
David was 17 when a few words change him forever. His mother and father were having a bad patch and his mom had had a little bit too much to...
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The Future of Genetic Genealogy

June 16, 2014
Earlier this month Joanna Mountain, 23andMe’s senior director of research, spoke during a panel discussion at the annual Genealogy Jamboree hosted by the Southern California Genealogical Society in Burbank. Starting...
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