The Gene: An Intimate History

February 19, 2020
23andMe is a proud co-sponsor of “Ken Burns Presents, The Gene: An Intimate History,” a fascinating new PBS documentary detailing the revolutionary discoveries emerging in this new genomic age based on the book by the same name by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
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A New Survey On Attitudes About Race and Genetics

August 15, 2018
A majority of Americans agree that someone’s racial identity is not hard-wired into their DNA, according to a new survey on attitudes about race and genetics by researchers at Northwestern University working in collaboration with DNA testing company 23andMe.
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Smart Talk

February 03, 2016
Get two smart people in a room and let them talk.That’s the premise for astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show “StarTalk,” and it makes for thought-provoking conversations about science. That’s what...
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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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23andMe’s Homage to Jeopardy!

February 27, 2013
Last week we put up a quiz in the spirit of Jeopardy! after host Alex Trebek made use of 23andMe in one of his game clues. The time was up...
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The Genetics of Your Christmas Tree

December 24, 2012
If you could just get your Christmas tree to spit into a tube and extract some DNA, you might learn a lot about your holiday decoration. For starters, you might...
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23andMe Presents Latest Research at ASHG

November 06, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here’s a link to a post with the links to all the poster presentations given by 23andMe scientists at 23andMe.) Here we come. Starting today a contingent of...
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Chocolate Broccoli

October 05, 2012
Ever since my kids were wee tykes in diapers, I’ve gone through the same bedtime routine of reading them a story. We went from picture books to the simple joys...
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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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Back to School Smarts and Genetics

August 30, 2012
Editor’s note: This post has been edited from the original to reflect changes in our product. If you want to stir up trouble, start talking about the role genetics plays...
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