Our stance on protecting customers’ data 

November 07, 2019
A Florida judge recently issued a warrant granting law enforcement access to search the database of GEDmatch raising concerns about privacy and data protection. 23andMe has never shared customer data with law enforcement and is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers' data.
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This is My Truth, A Customer’s Point of View

October 29, 2019
Lisa Altman shares her experience having unexpected results from her 23andMe DNA test and how it changed her understanding about herself and family. As Lisa says. our DNA offers a way to discover more about what makes us each unique. While those revelations can be exhilarating, sometimes an unexpected result, like Lisa's, can have profound implications for both you and your family. Here is her point of view.  
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The Genetic Impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

October 24, 2019
23andMe researchers presented one of the first and largest, broad-scale studies using genetic data to look at the human impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
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23andMe Looks at Parenthood and Sleep Quality

October 22, 2019
Parenthood has its rewards, but a good night's sleep isn't one of them. 23andMe researchers found that parents, particularly single moms, reported worse sleep.
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Survey Finds 23andMe Customers Make Positive Changes to Their Health

October 16, 2019
A new survey of 23andMe’s Health + Ancestry customers conducted by M/A/R/C® Research found that more than three-quarters reported that after receiving their personalized genetic reports they made at least...
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Data Shows Your Gender, Diet and Age All Impact Exercise Frequency

October 14, 2019
Data from 23andMe shows that age, gender, and diet all have an impact on exercise frequency.
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First Estimates for Uniparental Disomy, a Rare Genetic Phenomenon

October 10, 2019
Research drawn from 23andMe data has for the first time allowed scientists to estimate the frequency of a very rare genetic phenomenon known as “uniparental disomy,” or UPD. In UPD the...
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Jordan’s Family History

October 09, 2019
During Family History Month, it seemed right to revisit Jordan Carroll’s story.Jordan always loved his family’s stories. From a young age, he’d soak up anecdotes from relatives. Growing up in...
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Learn Something New for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 03, 2019
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to shed some light on something you might not know. Studies suggest that more than half of individuals with a cancer-related variant in...
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23andMe’s Latest Ancestry Service Update Includes Added Diversity and New Features

October 01, 2019
The most comprehensive DNA ancestry test just got better. 23andMe's Ancestry Service adds more regions, an automated family tree tool, and trait reports.
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