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DNA Relatives Milestone
May 06, 2015
Last month for DNA Day, 23andMe took a look back at some of our own milestones, but a few of our customers pointed out a glaring omission from that list...
I Found Them
January 16, 2015
In the fading black-and-white photo Diane Silberman Berger is about four years old and walking next to her mother along a sidewalk in downtown Spokane. Taken by a street photographer...
November 20, 2013
Amy’s story begins: “Once upon a dime…” And then, as she says, “It just gets weirder.” Amy, a writer and director of a small library in an Alaskan fishing village,...
23andMe Helps Man Find Family
November 05, 2013
He may have seen his mother once before, but PJ Holland can’t be sure. It’s a fleeting memory, one of his first. He would have been two or three at...
An Unexpected Discovery
October 30, 2013
An adoptee, Cody Harden turned to 23andMe to search for medical information. Little did he know that in his search he’d find more than just data about his health, he...
Strangers and Relations
July 30, 2013
The New Yorker recently described the artist Laurel Nakadate as an “unpredictable, sometimes infuriating young photographer.” Perhaps. But whatever description you use, the images she creates are singularly arresting. In...
Sisters Connect with 23andMe
July 02, 2013
Greta had given up on ever finding her mother. From her adoption papers she had a name, Carolyn Palmer, but decades of searching never got her any closer to finding...
A New Look at 23andMe
April 05, 2013
23andMe has a new design for our website. We’d like you to take a peek. With input from our customers, we created a cleaner and more personalized layout that highlights...
Some Basics About Using 23andMe
February 15, 2013
Can 23andMe sample my dead relatives and why do you use spit to extract my DNA? Inquiring minds want to know, or at least a lot of our customers do....
23andMe’s Tools Help Solve Ancestry Mystery
February 11, 2013
Richard Hill as a child with his adoptive parents, Harold and Thelma Hill. Richard Hill spent his career working in the sciences and in marketing, but hearing about his decades-long...