Category Archives: DNA

‘What’s my real identity?’: As DNA ancestry sites gather more data, the answer for consumers often changes – Stat News

Two articles, second links to the first. I found this in searching for DNA articles: ‘What’s my real identity?’: As DNA ancestry sites gather more data, the answer for consumers often changes: https://www.statnews.com/2019/05/22/dna-ancestry-sites-gather-data-shifting-answers-consumers/. In addition, a second search found this … Continue reading

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The choice that really isn’t — The Legal Genealogist

GEDmatch opt out is an illusion Dealing with privacy issues when it comes to DNA databases created for genealogical purposes is like trying to nail jello to a tree. 1,072 more words via The choice that really isn’t — The Legal … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019

I saw this this afternoon on BillionGraves – 10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/05/21/10-ways-to-honor-your-ancestors-at-the-cemetery-on-memorial-day/. For those not familiar, Memorial Day is a U. S. holiday celebrated … Continue reading

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FindMyPastDNA $65 Father’s Day Sale Ends June 17, 2019

I saw on FindMyPastDNA https://www.findmypast.com/ancestry-dna-testing/ is offering a $65 USD ($85 CAD) Father’s Day Sale that ends June 17, 2019. They use LivingDNA to process the kits.

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GEDmatch reverses course — The Legal Genealogist

Law enforcement matching now opt-in only Informed consent is the essential underpinning of ethical DNA testing and results-sharing. All persons who test have the right to make their own individual choices about testing and about the uses to which their … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA Adds Ancestry / Health Option $199; $59 Sale Extended June 2, 2019 for Regular DNA Test

Updated: May 21, 2019 – changed Regular DNA Test Sale end date to June 2, 2019, per MyHeritageDNA website. I was too busy yesterday dealing with other stuff to look at the major genealogy / DNA blogs I normally visit. … Continue reading

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Travel as unique as your DNA with 23andMe and Airbnb – 23andMe

I saw this yesterday on 23andMe – Travel as unique as your DNA with 23andMe and Airbnb – 23andMe: https://blog.23andme.com/ancestry/travel-as-unique-as-your-dna-with-23andme-and-airbnb/. Your DNA offers much more than just insights into your origins, it may help you map out your next travel … Continue reading

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