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23andMe: Five Things from 2018

December 30, 2018
Before we kick off the New Year, let’s look back and highlight a few important moments for us here at 23andMe in 2018.The Power of Big DataFor some types of...
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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 08, 2018
Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, embraced by a growing list of cities, states and universities in the United States, as an alternative to Columbus Day, and meant to recognize the...
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Another Extreme Genes Podcast

September 22, 2015
Scott Fisher, the host of the syndicated family history radio show and podcast Extreme Genes, talked earlier this month with 23andMe’s Senior Director of Research Joanna Mountain. For this episode,...
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An analysis of the ancestry make-up of people across the United States

December 18, 2014
23andme researchers have published a new study that created the a first-of-its-kind genetic portrait of the United States.
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DNA USA* Revisited

March 04, 2014
Using anonymous aggregated data 23andMe look sat the mix of African, European and Native American ancestry in the United States to gather an illuminating genetic portrait of the U.S. that both confirms some of what we know about America’s social history but also other things that are surprising and new.
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DNA USA

May 18, 2012
Win a signed copy of Bryan Sykes' new book, "DNA USA", which is both travelogue and a snapshot of the genetic melting pot that is the United States of America.  As Sykes writes, America is the place “where the genes of the three great continents converge.”
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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:Health...
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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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