Daily Archives: February 1, 2020

These Start-Ups Are Racing to Help Doctors Detect Cancer Early With a Simple Blood Test — NBC National – DNA Saturdays February 1, 2020

Getting a blood test to screen for cancer in the earliest stages might seem like a pipe dream. But a group of biotech entrepreneurs say they’re close to making it a reality. If Gabriel Otte’s start-up, Freenome, is successful, millions … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican Plantains — Wonderful World of Bree

https://videopress.com/embed/bet9C8G3?preloadContent=metadata&hd=0 Plantains are a staple in the Puerto Rican culture. There are so many ways to cook them and endless recipe possibilities. One of my favorites is fried plantains. They can be served as a side dish or even turned … Continue reading

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DNA evidence: takeaways from SLIG — DNAsleuth

Last month I mentioned prepping for a week-long immersion in Meeting Standards Using DNA Evidence—Research Strategies, led by Karen Stanbary, CG, at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). It was a tremendously valuable experience. I’ll share some takeaways here. via … Continue reading

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Interment.net January 2020 Update

I received an update today for records added to Interment.net for January 2020. 176,000+ New Cemetery Records Added Browse them all for free! Interment.net added 176,172 new cemetery records in the month of January 2020, covering 41 cemeteries across 12 … Continue reading

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RootsTech 2020 Announces Free Livestream Schedule – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch last night – RootsTech 2020 Announces Free Livestream Schedule: https://media.familysearch.org/rootstech-2020-slc-free-livestream-schedule/. Salt Lake City, UT, January 29, 2020 RootsTech 2020 Announces Free Livestream Schedule –snip– RootsTech 2020 announced its free online streaming schedule. Starting Wednesday, February … Continue reading

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Introducing the 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon – MyHeritage January 29, 2020

I saw this recently on MyHeritage – Introducing the 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/01/introducing-the-24-hour-genealogy-webinar-marathon/ by Esther January 29, 2020 Events and Webinars We’re excited to announce the 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon, an unprecedented event hosted by MyHeritage and featured on Legacy … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales February 1, 2020

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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How to see the ‘elusive planet’ Mercury in the night sky in February – Space.com Space Saturdays February 1, 2020

I saw this last night on Space.com: How to see the ‘elusive planet’ Mercury in the night sky in February: https://www.space.com/how-to-see-mercury-february-2020.html. Thought it was a good Space Saturdays post for this week. A lot of good information in the above … Continue reading

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Current February 2020 DNA Prices February 1, 2020

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Ice Cream for Breakfast! — Kelly’s Favorite Things

Ice cream for breakfast! When my daughter was five, she went to transitional kindergarten one day and told her teacher she had ice cream for breakfast. I was friends with her teacher, so when I saw her later in the … Continue reading

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