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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...
Happy Father’s Day
June 14, 2017
This Father’s Day is a little different for Esther Blue.This year, after finding her biological father, Farhad, with the help of 23andMe, she can actually wish him a Happy Father’s...
Meet Your DNA Family — 23andMe’s New Ancestry Report
May 04, 2017
New ancestry reports from DNA testing company 23andMe.
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...
The African Genetics Project
October 12, 2016
To enhance its research and enrich its customer experience, 23andMe is launching the African Genetics Project, recruiting people who emigrated from, or whose parents emigrated from several specific countries in...
The Real Issue: Diversity in Genetics Research
September 12, 2016
A recent article in Quartz with the headline “23andMe has a problem when it comes to ancestry reports for people of color” provides an opportunity for us to discuss the...
Bridging A Family’s Racial Divide
August 17, 2016
Maria felt conflicted. Here she was celebrating her parents’ 63rd wedding anniversary, and the last thing she wanted to do was upset her elderly mother. But on the flipside she...
December 09, 2015
Fast and sure on the ice, Olympic gold medalist Apolo Anton Ohno was less sure about his ancestral background. Olympic gold medalist Apolo Ohno and Extreme Genes radio host Scott...
The New 23andMe Experience
November 23, 2015
23andMe offers a look into what your genes say about you, and this week the first wave of our customers will begin getting that glimpse through our new experience. The...
A Fresh Take on Genetics for Freshmen
November 02, 2015
To teach his students a powerful lesson in genetics, Bryant McAllister, an associate professor of biology at the University of Iowa, poses a simple question. “Who are you?” Dr. McAllister...