Category Archives: DNA

The 14th International Conference on Genetic Genealogy March 22-24, 2019

I received an e-mail a while back from FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) about this conference – The 14th International Conference on Genetic Genealogy March 22-24, 2019: https://www.familytreedna.com/conference/ . I didn’t have $149 for the conference. The conference is full, but you can … Continue reading

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23andMe Haplogroup Limitations; Big-Y 700 (FTDNA), Y Elite (FGC)

If you test with 23andMe, you will get haplogroup information (mtDNA for males and females; Y-DNA for males). These haplogroups are an estimate as they rely on a small number of SNPs to determine your haplogroup. In most cases, you … Continue reading

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Exclusive: The FBI Had Already Accessed Family Tree DNA’s Database Before Cooperation

This is disturbing on so many levels. Exclusive: The FBI Had Already Accessed Family Tree DNA’s Database Before Cooperation: https://www.forensicmag.com/news/2019/03/exclusive-fbi-had-already-accessed-family-tree-dnas-database-cooperation. When combined with this articleDNA evidence and miscarriages of justice – ScienceDirect, it becomes obvious the FBI is out of … Continue reading

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DNA evidence and miscarriages of justice – ScienceDirect

Thank you to Debbie of Cruwys News for sharing this article: DNA evidence and miscarriages of justice https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0379073818307436. You can download the article as a PDF. I included the various topics mentioned in the article as well as a brief … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s DNA Sales Final Hours Or Over

I updated the Current March 2019 DNA Sales a few minutes ago. AncestryDNA and MyHeritageDNA Sale ends later tonight. From this post Current DNA Sales Update March 14, 2019, the following sales are still live although some end later tonight: … Continue reading

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Half-Sibling Surprises from Fertility Clinic Doctor

Standard Disclaimers: I am not a medical health professional and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as medical advice. If you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911 (where applicable) or contact … Continue reading

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Proactive Medical Testing Part III – 23 and Me and A Couple of Things — The ABC Blog

What a difference 5 years make! Five years ago I had cancer and genetic testing was expensive, not covered by insurance and not commonly used. And Direct to Consumer testing hadn’t exploded yet. Looking more in depth at what is … Continue reading

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