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The Traveling Genome
November 05, 2014
Last year, on the sixtieth anniversary of Crick and Watson’s discovery of the double helix structure of DNA, the Smithsonian opened an exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History...
Animated Genome Film Unveiled By The Smithsonian
April 25, 2014
23andMe is a big fan of the exhibit Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code, put together by the National Human Genome Research Institute’s and Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. It’s a...
Smithsonian Exhibit In The News
September 02, 2013
Back in June we told you about an awesome new exhibit at the Smithsonian “Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code.” Maybe you didn’t want to take our word on it, but how...
The Smithsonian Opens New Genetics Exhibit
June 13, 2013
Sixty years after Crick and Watson showed us the double helix structure of DNA, the Smithsonian opens the exhibition “Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code,” showing us all how the genetic revolution...
The Decade After Decoding
April 24, 2013
This month marks the tenth anniversary of one of the greatest scientific achievements of our time when in 2003 researchers decoded the last of the three billion letters that make...
Getting to Know Your Genome
March 13, 2013
You may not have thought about your genome lately, but one day you will and so will your doctor. In an opinion piece published in the Guardian, Anne Wojcicki, our...
A Map of the Uncharted Genome
September 06, 2012
Editor’s note: The post has been edited from the original to reflect changes in the product.We’re a little late to the party, but yesterday a consortium of scientists, who are...
What it Means to be Human
September 24, 2008
What is it about humans that distinguishes us from the rest of the animal kingdom? Is it our upright walking? Our language? Our love of Reality TV?...
SNPwatch: Prostate Cancer Redux
February 10, 2008
SNPwatch 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 into how genetics may...