The Keeper Of Memory

September 09, 2013
Mike Lattimore felt a mix of anxiety and dread about visiting Africa, so fraught it was with the scars of slavery. But standing on the shores of what is known...
Read More

Three Degrees of 23andMe

August 23, 2012
Shawna, one of 23andMe’s customer care representatives, who has a degree in biological sciences focusing her studies on genetics, put together this video and post that illustrates the interconnectedness between...
Read More

23andMe’s New Look at Ancestry

August 01, 2012
Over the last week 23andMe customers got a different view of their ancestry. Since we launched our new Ancestry Overview, customers now get a quick and comprehensive summary of what...
Read More

Ashkenazi and Me — Discovering Unknown Jewish Ancestry with 23andMe

May 17, 2012
In this post, Ancestry Ambassador CeCe Moore talks about how 23andMe helped her discover her Jewish ancestry.
Read More

Understanding Sharing at 23andMe

April 23, 2012
Today’s post explains what “Sharing Genomes” means at 23andMe, describes several points to consider when sharing, and introduces some exciting new developments in sharing at 23andMe.
Read More

Finding a Family’s Jewish Ancestry

April 23, 2012
In this post, Ancestry Ambassador Andrea Badger takes us through her journey investigating Jewish ancestry in her family and how 23andMe's tools allowed her to uncover evidence supporting a family legend.
Read More

Our Redheaded Jewish Grandmother

April 03, 2012
In this post, 23andMe Ancestry Ambassador Dr. Tim Janzen writes about the fascinating history of Mennonites and his own genealogical quest to find his "redheaded Jewish grandmother".
Read More

DNA Tests Uncover African Ancestry and Surprising Connection to Thomas Jefferson

March 27, 2012
In this guest post, Ancestry Ambassador CeCe Moore tells the story of her brother-in-law who discovered a historical link with personal significance via DNA.
Read More

More at ICHG/ASHG: The Nuts and Bolts Behind Health and Ancestry

October 13, 2011
Not all of our scientific contributions are in the realm of genetic associations; we also spend a lot of time thinking about unique methods for analyzing and evaluating data, not just to investigate pressing scientific questions of relevance to our product, but to provide a comprehensive service that continuously evolves as the science does. During the poster session at ICHG/ASHG on Friday, 23andMe scientists discuss some of the nuts and bolts of Ancestry Finder and evaluating scientific studies for inclusion in our Health reports.
Read More

Making Connections with Relative Finder

August 19, 2011
Not all the discoveries made on 23andMe are quite as profound as Neil Schwartzman finding his half-sister and mother, but even when 23andMe’s Relative Finder links distant cousins together those...
Read More