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23andPrivacy: Your Data and Law Enforcement

March 16, 2016
23andMe outlines some of the ways it protects customers DNA data and privacy.
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What’s Your Type?

July 21, 2015
We are all unique, and knowing our genotypes at specific places in our genomes may give each of us a better understanding as to why. with an alphabet made up...
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23andMe’s New Custom Chip

November 18, 2013
23andMe will soon be genotyping customers with a newly designed custom microarray chip. The new version – along with completion of additional lab space – will ultimately improve both the...
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Family History and Personal Genetic Risk Assessments: A Perspective on the Cleveland Clinic Study

November 11, 2010
by David Hinds A small study conducted by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic and reported at last week’s American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting found that family health history...
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Ancestry at 23andMe: What Can You Learn?

September 16, 2010
Genetic testing is not a concept that most people encounter outside of popular TV shows and so when you hear about services such as 23andMe’s, you might be wondering what...
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Confusion Over Utility of Common Genetic Variations in Breast Cancer Risk Prediction

March 19, 2010
A paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) this week, entitled “Performance of Common Genetic Variants in Breast-Cancer Risk Models,” has led several media outlets to declare...
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New Genetic Analysis Sheds Light on Origins of Indian Castes

September 25, 2009
For as long as humans have lived in complex communities, cities and civilizations, they have divided and classified their societies. Those divisions have been based on age, gender, appearance or...
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SNPwatch: New Study Shows When Some Height-Associated Genes Influence Growth

March 11, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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SNPwatch: Two More Genes Associated with Height

December 02, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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Genes and Environment Work Together to Increase Risk of Childhood Asthma

October 15, 2008
“I feel like a fish with no water.” That’s how the child in the public service announcement featuring a flopping, gasping goldfish describes what it feels like to have an...
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