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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...
Salty Or Sweet
March 05, 2015
Whether you are more apt to reach for a handful of potato chips or go for the bowl of candy may have something to do with your genetics. Looking at...
Blonde on Blonder
February 03, 2015
Scientists haven’t agreed on whether blondes indeed have more fun, but at least there is some consensus on what makes their hair blond. 23andMe scientists looking at the biology behind...
Genetics found to influence likelihood of motion sickness
January 28, 2015
If a bumpy ride in the back of a car makes you nauseated, blame it on your genetics, according to the first ever genome-wide association study on motion sickness done...
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...
November 24, 2014
Your genetics can tell you a lot about yourself, even the food you eat. As Americans prepared for their Thanksgiving feasts, 23andMe is taking a look at the genetics behind...
A New Kind of Family Portrait
November 20, 2014
It’s that time of year when family photos start arriving on holiday cards from relatives across the country. Why don’t you do something different this year and create a new...
23andMe’s Research At ASHG 2014
October 21, 2014
Geneticists from all over the world have converged in San Diego this week as part of the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting. A team of scientists from 23andMe...
Birds of Feather
July 15, 2014
Adding more credence to the saying that “birds of a feather flock together” a new study published this week found that friends are as genetically similar as fourth cousins. The...
Where In the Kale?
July 07, 2014
There are red states and blue states in the United States, but there are also leafy green states and red meat states, according to 23andMe survey data. We’ve previously written...