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A new national standard for science education falls short of teaching some key genetic concepts: http://23me.co/FrbVFM
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Don’t forget! Our research team is hosting a Google Hangout on Air with the Lupus Research Institute tomorrow at noon PDT! Find the video here and join in to ask questions about lupus research and genetics: http://23me.co/EDSwgf
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Former world champion sprinter, Colin Jackson is the first human to have nearly a quarter of his leg muscle fibers categorized as “super fast.” Do you have sprinter genes? http://23me.co/SRpL5w
A study found that a former world champion sprinter has a high abundance of the rare and powerful super fast-twitch muscle fibers.
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Why yes, yes I do. Despite that, I'm not exactly what you'd consider a "sprinter".
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We know there are genes related to bitter taste. What about sweet, sour, salt and umami? Is your love of sugar in your genes? http://23me.co/itAU6s
We know that a gene can determine how strongly we experience bitter flavors. Scientists wanted to know if this was also true for sweet. Their study shows genetics may affect our taste for sugar, too.
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Very interesting question. Once a month I attempt to indulge in my sweet tooth, trying to avoid excess salt, but making sure to pile on the pepper, Black.
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What’s it like to live with lupus? Ask some of our favorite lupus bloggers including “Despite Lupus” and “Undefeated Diva.” For a wrap-up of the bloggers and more information about our lupus community, click: http://23me.co/6RjACd
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We’re hosting a Google Hangout on Air with the Lupus Research Institute! Join us on July 30th at 12:00 PDT to learn more about the genetics of lupus and 23andMe’s lupus research community. We’ll have a live Q&A during the event. Join here: http://23me.co/EDSwgf
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We’re hosting a Google Hangout on Air with the Lupus Research Institute! Join us on July 30th at 12:00 PDT to learn more about the genetics of lupus and 23andMe’s lupus research community. 
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Join our Google Hangout with the Lupus Research Institute. Happening now here: http://23me.co/EDSwgf. The video will be available after the event if you can’t tune in live.
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"It's lupus! I knew it!" 😫
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Is your doctor up to speed on these five digital health trends? http://23me.co/A0uOWI
Doctors around the world who want to be at the forefront of medicine have many more tools today than they had 20 years ago. Technology and research have come a
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“The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers; he’s the one who asks the right questions,” – Levi-Strauss
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How do you tell which question is right?
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Two different studies published this week show that the first Americans may have migrated from different places at different times — and earlier than people thought. Read more from NPR: http://23me.co/sTXDMj
Scientists assume a wave of people from what's now Siberia crossed into North America via Alaska, maybe 23,000 years ago. Genetics support that, but may also suggest another wave from Australasia.
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If you compare two unrelated individuals, you find that their genetic sequences are about 99.9 percent the same. It is that miniscule variation in their genome that makes all the difference. Learn more about SNP genotyping from our customer care team: http://23me.co/55oJoz
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23andMe was founded to empower individuals and develop new ways of accelerating research. The members of 23andMe have come together because we believe in the combined potential of genetics and the Internet to have a significant, positive impact.

23andMe is a web-based service that helps you read and understand your DNA. After providing a saliva sample using an at-home kit, you can use our interactive tools to shed new light on your distant ancestors, your close family and most of all, yourself