eye color

The New 23andMe Experience: A Look at Our Trait Reports

January 05, 2016
The new customer experience at 23andMe is about more than just our new look; it’s also about new features. Among those new features are our new Trait Reports. These reports...
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Thanks Dad

June 11, 2014
If your eyes are brown, or you can wiggle your ears, or you love black licorice, it’s likely you should be thanking your dad. As we near Father’s Day 23andMe...
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Ancestral Traits

April 17, 2012
Just as jazz greats Harry Connick Jr. and Brandon Marsalis wondered, in the first segment of the PBS series Finding Your Roots, whether they had musical ancestors, you too might wonder where you got your penchant for painting or your bright blue eyes. Perhaps that trait you share with someone in your family tree comes from a little shared DNA.
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SNPWatch: Genetic Variation is in the Eye of the Beholder

October 13, 2011
By Bethann Hromatka, Ph.D.Your iris (the colored part of the eye) can tell a lot about you. Like your fingerprint, the patterns on your iris are complex and unique. Because...
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SNPwatch: One SNP Makes Your Brown Eyes Blue

February 28, 2008
Photo courtesy of Warner BrothersSNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse...
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