ancestry

23andMe Helps Brother And Sister Connect

March 24, 2014
Leslie grew up with a family secret – somewhere out there she had a big brother named Michael, her father’s illegitimate son from before he married her mother. John Lesley...
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Lost Girls

March 19, 2014
In the best children’s stories the parents are done away with early on. Mom or dad – sometimes both of them – are dead and gone even before the opening...
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23andÉire

March 17, 2014
Thank your lucky clovers because almost everyone in the 23andMe database is connected to someone who is Irish, and plenty of others have at least a wee bit of Irish...
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War Baby

March 12, 2014
In the early 1990s when he was on the cusp of turning 50, Paul Dodds didn’t have a midlife crisis, he had a midlife surprise. Paul learned that the man...
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Three Degrees of Separation At SXSW

March 07, 2014
For the tens of thousands of people at the South by Southwest conference in Austin this week, attending is about more than just seeing new music and hearing about new...
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Out Of The Ashes

March 06, 2014
Peter used 23andMe to help him piece together more information about his Hungarian family lost in the Holocaust. In the process he connected with cousins who were descended from relatives who'd escaped during World War II to live in Israel or the United States.
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DNA USA*

March 04, 2014
Using anonymous aggregated data 23andMe look sat the mix of African, European and Native American ancestry in the United States to gather an illuminating genetic portrait of the U.S. that both confirms some of what we know about America’s social history but also other things that are surprising and new.
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A Secret No More

February 25, 2014
Libby is a geneticist for NOAA Fisheries, the federal agency responsible for the management and conservation of living marine resources. One of her responsibilities is to genotype endangered species of...
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23andMe Helps Uncover Hidden Jewish Ancestry

February 18, 2014
When he was seven years old, Francisco Caravayo’s Puerto Rican grandmother told him a secret that he didn’t really grasp until decades later when he tested with 23andMe. “I’m so...
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The Ties That Bind

January 31, 2014
Daniella had always pestered her father about details of their ancestry, but apart from a few bits and pieces he never gave her a clear picture of their family background....
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