23andMe’s Call for Collaborations to Study Underrepresented Populations

23andMe’s Call for Collaborations to Study Underrepresented Populations

If you are a scientist studying populations not well represented in current genomics research, the 23andMe Research Team would like to work with you. We are searching for qualified researchers interested in the full spectrum of human genetic diversity to collaborate with us. Researchers will work with 23andMe scientists to study our database, including 23andMe’s […]

A brain workout that prevents memory loss

A brain workout that prevents memory loss

As we age, it’s normal to experience some degree of memory loss or forgetfulness. Nearly half of all people over the age of 65 experience some form of memory loss. Beyond that, more than 500,000 Canadians live with dementia. It used to be the case that many people weren’t even comfortable saying the word “dementia.” […]

Celery juice isn’t the miracle some claim

Celery juice isn’t the miracle some claim

What’s that bright green “miracle elixir” in the hands of countless smiling Instagrammers? It’s celery juice. No longer the wallflower of the crudité platter, the sidekick of Buffalo wings, the backbone of ants on a log, celery has achieved food celebrity status. Could celery be the new kale? What’s behind the hype? The self-proclaimed father […]

Ashley Graham’s secret to happy marriage: ‘Have sex all the time’

Ashley Graham’s secret to happy marriage: ‘Have sex all the time’

Ashley Graham has insisted the secret to a happy marriage is to have sex “all the time.” The curvy model, one of the hottest names in the fashion industry, met videographer Justin Ervin at church in 2009, and married him the following year. When asked about how she keeps her relationship “fresh” in an interview […]

Running with dogs healthy for pet and owner

Running with dogs healthy for pet and owner

SPOKANE, WASH.—Katrina Mealey runs at least 1.5 kilometres regularly with her 13-year-old Jack Russell terrier. While training for marathons, she brings her older dog home and immediately goes back out on the trail with her young German Shorthaired Pointer to run another seven to 13 km. Packing water, using a sturdy leash and considering dogs’ […]

Tinder-like app lets dog lovers swipe right for perfect pet match

Tinder-like app lets dog lovers swipe right for perfect pet match

VILNIUS, Lithuania — If the pooch melts your heart, swipe right. Animal lovers in Lithuania have created a mobile application inspired by the popular dating app Tinder to match up dogs in local shelters with new owners. Called GetPet, the app was launched last month and is getting hundreds of new users daily and already […]

23andMe Helps Customer Connect to West Africa

23andMe Helps Customer Connect to West Africa

Many African Americans can relate to the years of frustration Paul Mosley had trying to track back his family history. For Paul, there was always a certain point where the trail ended. Like many African Americans, Paul’s search came up empty. The U.S.’s history of slavery severed his connections to the past. Instead of being […]

The dark history of Valentine’s Day

The dark history of Valentine’s Day

Think Valentine’s Day is all about hearts and flowers? Turns out the most romantic day of the year has a bit of a dark past. Historians believe the holiday started in ancient Rome as the Feast of Lupercalia. The holiday involved men sacrificing a goat and a dog, then whipping women with the hides of the […]

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