Native American

An analysis of the ancestry make-up of people across the United States

December 18, 2014
In a new study published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, 23andMe population geneticist Kasia Bryc created a first-of-its-kind genetic portrait of the United States. The study offers a...
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Zero in on Mexican Ancestry on Cinco de Mayo

May 05, 2012
Today is Cinco de Mayo. This day commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France in the Battle of Puebla (not Mexican independence day as is commonly believed), but is...
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Stories From 23andMe: James Larry Vick and the “Black Dutch” of Newman’s Ridge

August 19, 2011
It started innocently enough with a simple question from his daughter. “Where did our family come from?” (Image from Larry Vick’s blog) For 20 years Larry Vick has been trying...
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23andMe Labs

January 04, 2010
In 2009, we added six tools to 23andMe Labs, our technology sandbox where we showcase experimental features. In case you haven’t played around with them yet, here’s a brief review:...
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New 23andMe Lab Searches Genome for Native American Ancestry

April 23, 2009
Every family has its legends. Maybe it’s a story about how they’re descended from a passenger on the Mayflower, a Confederate soldier or Charlemagne. Pocahontas Of all the classic American...
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