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Too Many Teardrops

March 10, 2015
Grab a tissue for this – your genes may make you more prone to cry, and if you cry easily you are at higher odds to have been diagnosed with...
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No, I’m Not Irish

January 27, 2015
So where did that red hair come from? by Kasia Bryc, 23andMe Population Geneticist Most people who see my unruly wild red hair often assume I must be Irish. I’m...
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23andMe’s Recent Research Collaborations

January 13, 2015
This week 23andMe announced a collaboration with Pfizer Inc, allowing researchers with the drug maker to leverage 23andMe’s unique platform to conduct genome-wide associations studies, surveys and clinical trial recruitment....
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Cheers!

December 29, 2014
Why some people will have a hangover the morning after they ring in the New Year this year and others won’t, can at least be partially explained by genetics. There’s...
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Study Says Genetics May Play Larger Role in ALS

December 15, 2014
A new study suggests that genetics plays a much bigger role in ALS than previously thought. Past estimates said genetics accounts for about 10 percent of cases, but a new...
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Empower The People

November 07, 2014
Over the last month, Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe’s CEO and co-founder, has been plenty busy spreading the word about the power of genetics to transform health care and empower people. Anne...
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A Conversation with Health Content Scientist Robert Borkowski

October 13, 2014
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to the people behind 23andMe’s content curation team. This team of 23andMe scientists has the unique job of...
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The Most Exciting Time in Science

October 08, 2014
There are grand visions about what genetic discoveries will be made in the distant future, but what about in the next five years. That was the question Dr. Eric Green,...
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A Conversation with Health Product Scientist Bertram Koelsch

October 06, 2014
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to the people behind 23andMe’s content curation team. This team of 23andMe scientists has the unique job of...
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Science On the Beach

September 26, 2014
From studies that explain how 23andMe’s massive database can accelerate the targeting and development of disease-fighting drugs, to DNA research which uncovers the legacy of dynamic mixing in the New...
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