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A Gift To Humanity

March 25, 2014
Here at 23andMe we have an interest in all things Neanderthal, so when none other than Svante Pääbo authored the book Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes we had...
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23andMe Looks Back One More Time

February 03, 2014
In honor of the Chinese New Year, we’re taking one last look at the genetic milestones of 2013. From a Supreme Court ruling on patenting genes, to Angelina Jolie’s bold...
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More Neanderthal

January 29, 2014
Scientists at the University of Washington’s Department of Genome Sciences, report that they can zero in on remnant Neanderthal DNA in modern humans, identifying specific regions in our genome where...
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This Year’s Top Ten Genetic Findings

December 27, 2013
Each year at this time 23andMe puts together a list of the most interesting genetic findings of 2013. We’re doing that again but with a twist. We want to include...
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A Neanderthal Genome Sheds More Light On Human Evolution

December 19, 2013
Our favorite ancient cousins, the Neanderthals, are in the news again. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have sequenced the full genome from the toe bone of...
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Spit And Tell

October 03, 2013
Editor’s note: This post has been changed to reflect 23andMe’s newly regulated product offering. Caitlin, a blogger and self-described nerd, titled her ode to 23andMe “Do These Genes Make My...
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Discovering More With 23andMe

August 12, 2013
23andMe results don’t just help you learn important information about your health, your results can also uncover information about yourself that you never knew, as Siaka, one of the actors...
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Oregon Cavemen May Have Neanderthals All Wrong

May 01, 2013
By Amick Boone They once numbered 300 strong, but the Oregon Cavemen, members of a Grants Pass booster club formed in 1922 whose members claim to be “direct descendants of...
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Our Neanderthal Cousins

March 11, 2013
There’s much to recommend in Carl Zimmer’s profile of David Reich in Discovery Magazine, not least of which are details on our favorite extinct human cousins, Neanderthals. While Neanderthals are...
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Ancestry at 23andMe: New Insights for Sheridan

January 24, 2013
We first met Sheridan* in the fall of 2010. As an adoptee, she was curious about her DNA and what 23andMe might be able to tell her. With the help of old friends and some new ones on 23andMe, Sheridan learned about her global origins and connected with DNA relatives. Now Sheridan is back and learning even more about herself with the help of 23andMe's new and improved Ancestry features.
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