genetic genealogy

DNA Relatives Milestone

May 06, 2015
Last month for DNA Day, 23andMe took a look back at some of our own milestones, but a few of our customers pointed out a glaring omission from that list...
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Everyone Is Related. The (Big) Data Proves It

March 23, 2015
by Kasia Bryc Earlier this month, I was at the South by Southwest conference in Austin to speak on a panel with the writer AJ Jacobs, about how interconnected we...
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RIP Richard III

March 23, 2015
Last weekend, more than 500 years after dying at the Battle of Bosworth, the last English monarch to die in combat was put to rest. King Richard III’s funeral ends...
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The Other Side of the Story

March 02, 2015
Earlier this month, we wrote about Jess, who with the help of her 23andMe results discovered that 100 years ago her grandfather had been Jess’s grandfather Phil and her great...
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Jess’s Story

February 04, 2015
Jessica has a black and white photo of her grandfather, Phil, standing next to her great grandfather, Sam. In the photo, both father and son are staring into the camera...
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Let’s Talk

January 20, 2015
The author Christine Kenneally – who wrote the wonderful book The Invisible History of the Human Race – graciously agreed to participate in a Twitter chat we are hosting on...
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I Found Them

January 16, 2015
In the fading black-and-white photo Diane Silberman Berger is about four years old and walking next to her mother along a sidewalk in downtown Spokane. Taken by a street photographer...
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Putting It Together

November 19, 2014
Liz Kellner loves puzzles, but piecing together the hardest one of her life required a little help from 23andMe. “This was the first time I was one of the pieces,”...
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Auschwitz Survivor Finding Family

November 18, 2014
We’ve heard some incredible stories from 23andMe’s customers, but Menachem Bodner’s brought us to the edge of our seats. A Holocaust survivor, Menachem has been searching for his twin brother,...
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23andMe and MyHeritage Collaboration

October 23, 2014
This week 23andMe and MyHeritage announced a new collaboration that will give our customers more tools for learning about their family history and heritage. The effort will give 23andMe customers...
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