research

Hangry Like The Wolf

June 12, 2018
23andMe researchers have found genetic associations between feeling angry and irritable when hungry, or in other words feeling “hangry.” The results suggest that feeling angry and irritable when hungry may have origins in the genes that govern our personalities and mental health.
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23andMe employees come together to raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease

May 09, 2018
At 23andMe, we are committed to accelerating and advancing Parkinson’s disease research. So when April comes around, employees make a point of honoring Parkinson’s Awareness Month.As we’ve done in the...
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A Special Day for 23andMe

April 27, 2018
It’s 23andMe’s birthday today.Don’t worry if you didn’t get us something. The best present of all are the stories we hear every day from customers who’ve shared with us how...
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23andMe’s Populations Collaborations

April 17, 2018
Expanding a series of initiatives to improve diversity in genomic research, 23andMe is launching what we’re calling the Populations Collaborations Program, partnering with researchers working across the globe to genotype people in communities who are underrepresented in genetic research.
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More on the Genetics of Hair Color

April 16, 2018
Hair color is one of the first traits you notice about a person, but its genetic underpinnings are not so obvious. Twin studies suggest that up to 97 percent of...
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An Undergraduate’s Guide to Gaining Research Experience

March 29, 2018
Useful tips for how undergraduates can become more involved in genetics and academic research.
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23andMe Launches The Global Genetics Project

February 08, 2018
23andMe launches a Global Genetics Project recruiting thousands of individuals with recent heritage from dozens of countries in Africa, Oceania, Asia, and the Americas to improve research in underrepresented populations, and reveal new insights into patterns of human migration and genetic diversity.
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Honoring Henrietta Lacks

February 02, 2018
Even after a best-selling book and countless articles, few of us know the name Henrietta Lacks — but we should.Henrietta LacksThe young African American mother of five, who died in...
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23andMe Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep

January 31, 2018
23andMe 's first ever intervention study, yields interesting results as participants make lifestyle changes to improve the quality of their sleep.
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Wait for it, new genetic research on impulsivity

December 11, 2017
Working with 23andMe, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have found genetic correlations for ‘delay discounting,’ that overlap with several neuropsychiatric conditions, such ADHD, depression, smoking dependency and being overweight.
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