What We're Reading
News about genetics, health and science. Plus, a few stories about 23andMe.
A Conversation with Health Content Scientist Robert Borkowski
Europe's Family Tree Gets A New Branch| For those who eagerly trace their genetic lineage or subscribe online to find their earliest ancestors, there's a new group to consider adding to the furthest reaches of your list. A previously unrecognized population of ancient north Eurasians may be a major third braid in the genetic twist that gave rise to most modern Europeans and their kin. #DNA
Europe's Family Tree Gets A New Branch
A Gene That Makes You Need Less Sleep?
The amateur geneticist who surprised science
DNA project 'to make UK world genetic research leader' says BBC
DNA project 'to make UK world leader'
New research on #Parkinson's disease via Nature Genetics and 23andMe.
New Parkinson's Disease Findings | The 23andMe Blog
Genetic cause of common breast tumors found
There may be 14 million U.S. Alzheimer's cases by 2050—and maybe a way to lower that total
Alzheimer's Disease Fight Focuses on Preventive Treatment - WSJ
We're Genetically Similar to Our Friends and that Impacts our Health. via TIME
We're Genetically Similar to Our Friends
DNA origami nano-tool provides important clue to cancer
Friends have closer DNA than strangers, scientists find - Telegraph
A study of twins shows why being good reader and a good math student may go hand in hand.
23andMe Correlates Traits Across the United States: People who exercise more search for "chest pain" less.
With Help From Extinct Humans, Tibetans Adapted To High Altitude
Had a bit too much fun in your 20s? A misspent youth doesn't doom you to heart disease.
A Misspent Youth Doesn't Doom You To Heart Disease
Can Exercise Reduce #Alzheimer's Risk?
Can Exercise Reduce Alzheimer's Risk?
New insights could help in battle to beat #Parkinson's disease via Science Daily