23andMe Goes Global In Its Data-Mining Efforts

May 19, 2018

Yanny or Laurel—could the secret to which word you hear be in your DNA? It’s a notion someone pitched at 23andMe headquarters Thursday, during the consumer genetics outfit’s annual Genome Research Day. (Spoiler: The company is not going to roll out a survey to see if the latest meme has a genetic component.) The event—a sort of cross between a science fair and a recruiting booth—attracted more than 100 researchers…