Taking a Leap Into My DNA: Part III

March 11, 2020
In the third part of her series writer Amanda McCorquodale explains what it's like to explore your DNA using 23andMe to learn about your ancestry.
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Taking the Leap Into My DNA: Part I

November 28, 2019
Amanda, a mother of two, writes about jumping into DNA testing with 23andMe. She describes her motivations, the steps to take to give a sample and register her kit, as well as her considerations about privacy and consent.
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The FDA Wants To Hear Your Opinion

February 05, 2016
If you have an opinion about genetic testing and the best way to return those results, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to hear it at a daylong...
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An Update Regarding The FDA’s Letter to 23andMe

November 26, 2013
23andMe was started in 2007 with the belief that consumers have the right to get access to their genetic information and that information can help them live healthier lives. It...
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23andMe And Innovation

November 06, 2013
Today in San Francisco, Fast Company hosts its annual   “Innovation Uncensored,” a conference offering a full day of groundbreaking ideas on marketing, business, design and creation. Of course 23andMe...
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To Know Or Not To Know

October 21, 2013
Most 23andMe customers are interested in knowing what their genetics says about potential health risks. They’re interested in exploring their own genetic information because knowing gives them the power to...
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Useful Genetics

October 16, 2013
The Scripps Translational Science Institute recently published a follow-up study of research that showed that more than a third of individuals in their research who took a direct-to-consumer genetic test...
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A Day For Family History And DNA

May 20, 2013
With participation by 23andMe and the three other major companies involved in DNA testing for ancestry, as well as talks from some of the most respected names in the field,...
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Would You Want to Know?

March 14, 2013
We at 23andMe hear this question a lot when the topic of personal genetic testing comes up. We each have our own answer, but enterprising PBS NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michaels...
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We Can Handle the Truth About Genetics

January 09, 2013
Thank you, Virginia. In a recent article in Slate, Virginia Hughes, who also blogs for National Geographic, nails it, hammering home the point that people are much smarter and tougher...
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