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This Is A Test. Please Stand By.

I am thrilled to share some news with you. My parents purchased a 23andMe Home DNA Kit as my birthday present. While I would love to say I received this gift like a mature newly-minted 34 year old, with calm dignity and an appreciative and respectful hug of gratitude, what I actually did was squeal with delight and busted into my Happy Dance for 15 minutes, scaring the dog in the process. 413 more words


23andMe V3 vs V4 Comparison

23andMe changed from their V3 to V4 kit back in November of 2013. At that time, they reduced the number of locations tested on their chip from over 900,000 by roughly one third to 577,382. 3,378 more words

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Color Genomics raises $45 million to provide cheaper genetic tests that detect cancer risk

Othman Laraki and Elad Gil were sitting on Twitter’s roof deck after their previous company Mixer Labs had been acquired. Gil had brought a small hard drive with him — which happened to contain data on his genome being sequenced — and Laraki wanted to take a look at the data. 953 more words


Am I Mexican?

Canadians are universally lovely, so you have to collect a few of them. You should also keep at least one New Yorker in your circle because they’ll be able to deal with conflict at the Post Office, should it occur. 439 more words


23andMe's Anne Wojcicki has a plan to include better genetic data from people of color

One of the first consumer genetic testing companies, 23andMe says it aims to be at the forefront in gathering genetically diverse data throughout the world. 600 more words


New 23andMe Experience – In a Word, Disappointing

Almost a year after the 23andMe “new experience” was promised “shortly” and then subsequently promised by 2015 year end, it’s finally here. In case you haven’t noticed, it’s September of 2016. 3,775 more words

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Blood Ties

The results are in! My mother’s 23andMe DNA results came back! You might want to take a look at our predictions first before you read ahead . 775 more words