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The Paternal-Line Story Written In Your DNA
August 14, 2017
23andMe's new and improved Paternal Haplogroup report, allows customers to trace the footsteps of their paternal-line ancestors over thousands of generations of human history.
Why Study the Y?
May 02, 2016
David Poznik In the largest study of genetic variation within the human Y chromosome, an international team of scientists has traced back branches of the male line almost 200,000 years,...
Not Everyone is Expected to Stay
October 03, 2014
A few weeks ago Vox did a piece about a 23andMe customer, who at 50 found his biological sister and his mother using the service. He’d been adopted. His sister...
Who Planted The Family Tree?
September 20, 2012
by Emily Chang, Joanna Mountain and Mike Macpherson Click on the image above for a larger version of this chart, which shows that some ancestry combinations are more common than...
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...
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...
23andMe Labs Kicks Off With Haplogroup Tree Mutation Mapper
April 02, 2009
The 23andMe Personal Genome Serviceâ„¢ offers information about customers’ maternal and paternal ancestry by examining their mitochondrial DNA (which we all inherit from our mothers) and the Y chromosome (which...