Genetics 101: Important concepts in genetics from the basics of cells to the role of SNPs

What are genes?

What are SNPs?

Where do your genes come from?

What are phenotypes?

Why no Y?

Human Prehistory 101: Human history from our early beginnings in Africa to the present day


Out of (Eastern) Africa

Weathering the storm

Agriculture rocks our world


Frequently Asked Questions

Genotyping vs. Sequencing

What is Neanderthal DNA?

What is a haplogroup?

What can women learn from 23andMe?

What can adoptees learn from 23andMe?

Benefits of getting family genotyped

How do I participate in 23andMe research?

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