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A Real Nail Biter
October 25, 2016
A lot of people bite their nails. It’s not that unusual, but researchers looking at the underlying biology for individuals who do it often are learning that frequent nail-biting may...
Innovative Population Health Study Announced
September 15, 2016
Nevada-based Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute are collaborating with 23andMe in a population health study in that state. Combining health and environmental data collected by those institutions with...
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...
Genetics Quiz Extended
September 10, 2012
Attention all students! We’re extending the Genetics 101 quiz through Sunday, September 16th to give everyone plenty of time to brush up on their genetics and earn a chance to...
Back-to-School: Genetics 101
September 07, 2012
Our Hero Gregor Mendel, an Austrian monk and biologist, worked out the pattern of inheritance of various traits. He showed that a “dominant” trait is one that always shows up...