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23andMe Helps You Write The Story of Your DNA

December 07, 2018
23andMe is offering a way for its customers to create a beautifully printed book called "The Story of Your DNA," that contains all their ancestry results, plus details of what their DNA says about their roots across the globe,
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The DNA Download Videos, Take Two

October 17, 2018
In this second installment of The DNA Download video series, a few of 23andMe scientists and specialists walk you through the basics of DNA testing for ancestry.
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A Neanderthal Renaissance

February 27, 2018
The earliest art on the European continent, the distinct red pigment paintings of animals, hand prints, and geometric shapes that decorate the walls of Spanish caves, were not made by...
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Six Things to Serve Your Neanderthal Guest for Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017
Neanderthals were actually quite similar to modern humans and exhibited complex social behaviors, so what would you feed a Neanderthal for Thanksgiving.
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The Neanderthal Cookbook

March 15, 2017
It’s not quite waffles and paella, but it appears that Neanderthals were omnivores who adapted to eating whatever was available to them in the regions where they lived. DNA samples...
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Love Test

February 12, 2017
A couple use 23andMe DNA test to see what traits they have in common.
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The Neanderthal Within

January 24, 2017
In the article Neanderthals Were People Too, Jon Mooallem describes an electric moment where he felt a visceral connection to our long lost human cousins. Watching a group of archeologist...
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New Neanderthal Research

November 08, 2016
New research by scientists at the University of California, Davis, shows how natural selection has purged all but the smallest bits of that ancient Neanderthal DNA from modern humans.
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Neanderthals Were More Advanced Than Once Believed

June 02, 2016
Two fire-scarred circular structures found hidden in a cave in France have altered scientists’ perceptions of our early human cousins, the Neanderthals. What these almost 200,000 year-old sophisticated structures were...
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A Conversation with Population Geneticist David Poznik

March 31, 2016
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to some of 23andMe’s scientists. Population geneticist David Poznik came to 23andMe after working in Carlos Bustamante’s lab...
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