23andMe Shows You How to Extract DNA from Strawberries

October 25, 2018
23andMe's education and academia program manager shows you have to extract DNA from strawberries.
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“Best Day Ever”

December 23, 2015
A big part of our mission is to help advance genetics education.We had a rewarding opportunity to do so last Friday, as the 23andMe Education Team hosted a holiday event...
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Invisible History

October 21, 2014
In her wonderful book, “The Invisible History of the Human Race,” writer and journalist Christine Kenneally conveys how your life is part of a thread of life that extends both...
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Introducing Tales from the Genome on Udacity

September 17, 2013
By Matthew Cook, PhD Udacity Instructor Get excited! After months of planning and production, Udacity and 23andMe are launching a new genetics course, Tales from the Genome, that will be...
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

July 25, 2013
Francis Crick and James Watson might not have been able to describe the iconic double helix structure of DNA more than 60 years ago, if it hadn’t been for Rosalind...
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The Smithsonian Opens New Genetics Exhibit

June 13, 2013
Sixty years after Crick and Watson showed us the double helix structure of DNA, the Smithsonian opens the exhibition “Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code,” showing us all how the genetic revolution...
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A Letter About the Letters of Life

April 17, 2013
Last week the sale of some high-profile memorabilia attracted our attention, and no, we’re not talking about the $2.1M price tag for a Honus Wagner baseball card. It was the...
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Back-to-School: Genetics 101 Quiz Results

September 17, 2012
Okay students, pencils down! A week ago Friday we posted the second in a three-part series of educational courses for back-to-school season. The entries are now in. You can see...
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Back-to-School: The Genetics of Learning from Your Mistakes

September 11, 2012
For back-to-school month we’re running a series of posts on genetic factors that may impact learning. Here we describe a variant that may influence a person’s ability to learn from...
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Genetics Quiz Extended

September 10, 2012
Attention all students! We’re extending the Genetics 101 quiz through Sunday, September 16th to give everyone plenty of time to brush up on their genetics and earn a chance to...
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