Daily Archives: July 13, 2018

Historian Ed Bearss Throws Out First Pitch

If you notice the background on my blog, specifically this part, you may wonder why I chose it. There’s a reason and the reason it tied to the individual, Ed Bearss, that is the focus of this blog post. I … Continue reading

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Name the Gene Contest – Ends July 15, 2018

I found this article about a contest to name the gene: https://blog.csiro.au/we-found-a-new-gene-and-want-your-help-to-name-it/. Some basic rules explained in the link above: The gene’s current name is C6orf106 (C6 for short), reflecting its location in the human genome. But catchy as that … Continue reading

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DNA and Family Tree Research: Goodbye NPE, Hello SDS – some causes of Surname or…

Updated July 13, 2018: NPE is a common enough term for those of us who follow DNA. I prefer the less commonly used explanation of “Not the Parent(s) Expected instead of the more commonly used “Non-Paternal Event” or Non-Paternity Event” … Continue reading

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