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A New Kind of Family Portrait

November 20, 2014
It’s that time of year when family photos start arriving on holiday cards from relatives across the country. Why don’t you do something different this year and create a new...
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23andMe DNA Day Essay Contest

February 28, 2014
23andMe kicks off its student community with a 2014 DNA Essay contest open to college level medical, nursing and pharmacy students.
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Mac vs. PC — What Are Users Actually Like?

May 23, 2012
We may not be able to tell you if Mac users are more likely to be hipsters, but we did find some interesting correlations with 23andMe customers* who use Macs and with customers who use Windows. Guess right in our quiz and you could win a prize!
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DNA USA

May 18, 2012
Win a signed copy of Bryan Sykes' new book, "DNA USA", which is both travelogue and a snapshot of the genetic melting pot that is the United States of America.  As Sykes writes, America is the place “where the genes of the three great continents converge.”
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What Do You Know About Heritability?

May 09, 2012
Is it nature or nature? One concept scientists use to describe this balance is "heritability". But there are some nuances to this concept that often cause it to be misinterpreted. Show us what you know about heritability in this week's quiz!
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Quiz Answers: Traits Associated With BMI

May 06, 2012
Last week we quizzed our readers on traits associated with BMI among 23andMe’s customers. Congratulations to Suellen, the winner of the quiz! So what were the correct answers? Read on...
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What Do Diet and Personality Have to Do With BMI?

April 26, 2012
Besides height and weight, can you guess what features are most strongly correlated with body mass index (BMI)? Over the next few months, we’ll be testing your intuition on some of the most interesting associations we’re seeing in the 23andMe database. Guess right, and you could win cool prizes, including gift cards and 23andMe schwag! Then come back the next week to learn the answers and see who won.
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Being a Part of Personalized Medicine

January 12, 2012
Last week, we announced the winner of our essay contest for a free ticket to this month’s Personalized Medicine World Conference. Today, we feature an essay by finalist Nicole Mosher, who is just beginning her scientific career.
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Congratulations to the Winner of Our PMWC Essay Contest!

January 04, 2012
23andMe recently held an essay contest to give away one free admission to this year's Personalized Medicine World Conference, to be held in Silicon Valley January 26-27. Over the last six weeks readers, interested citizens, and 23andMe customers sent in many inspiring essays. In this post, we announce the grand prize winner along with his essay. We'll feature more of our favorite essays in the weeks to come!
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Just One Week Left to Enter Our Essay Contest!

December 09, 2011
The 2012 Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) is just around the corner and you could win free admission! There’s only one week left to enter the contest. Send us your...
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