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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...
23 pairs of Chromosomes, One Unique You.
August 13, 2015
Whether you ordered 23andMe to learn more about your ancestry, or to participate in research, or to connect with relatives, every 23andMe customer can learn something about what makes them...
Genetics Quiz Extended
September 10, 2012
Attention all students! We’re extending the Genetics 101 quiz through Sunday, September 16th to give everyone plenty of time to brush up on their genetics and earn a chance to...
Back-to-School: Genetics 101
September 07, 2012
Our Hero Gregor Mendel, an Austrian monk and biologist, worked out the pattern of inheritance of various traits. He showed that a “dominant” trait is one that always shows up...
Ancestry at 23andMe: Finding Connections
October 22, 2010
In our last post, Sheridan* responded to her potential fifth cousin Akina and discovered that she has a potential second cousin through 23andMe’s Relative Finder feature. All of this is...
Ancestry at 23andMe: Sheridan’s Got Relatives
October 15, 2010
We’ve been following Sheridan’s* journey through the ancestry features at 23andMe over the last few weeks. Because she was adopted with no record of her biological parents, every piece of...
Ancestry at 23andMe: Sheridan’s Global Origins
October 08, 2010
In her first ancestry foray, Sheridan* learned about her Maternal Line. Through her friend Mesut, she also learned about the Paternal Line feature. But these analyses only told her about...
Ancestry at 23andMe: Introducing Sheridan
September 29, 2010
Meet Sheridan*. She’s a 27 year old female who signed up for 23andMe during one of our sales. Adopted at eight months, she has no information about her biological roots...
Ancestry at 23andMe: What Can You Learn?
September 16, 2010
This series on Ancestry at 23andMe offers an introduction to what you can learn about your ancestry through genetic testing.