Category Archives: DNA

GenCove To Discontinue Offering Invidiuals DNA Testing June 15 2018

I found out GenCove was shutting down individual accounts and no longer allowing new accounts after June 15, 2018 when I logged in GenCove a few days ago. Here’s the direct link to the announcement: https://medium.com/the-seeq-blog/sunsetting-gencove-for-individuals-7d24f951193c You still have time … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe, AncestryDNA, DNA, FamilyTree DNA, GenCove, MyHeritage DNA | Leave a comment

New Feature On 23andMe – Root for Your Roots

Received an e-mail about a new feature on 23andMe – Root for Your Roots (Note: you will need to be logged into your 23andMe account for the link to work). You are given three choices, but can load more choices. … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe | Leave a comment

Alaska and DNA Testing

I noticed a while back that MyHeritage has a restriction against DNA testing if you live in Alaska. It took me a while to find out why as my favorite and several least favorite search engines failed me. However, as … Continue reading

Posted in DNA, Facebook, FTDNA, MyHeritage, MyHeritage DNA | Leave a comment

MapS Phasing DNA Analysis

Update: It finally downloaded and am in the process of trying to get it to run. My Anti-Virus program keeps running a scan and finding nothing, but so far hasn’t let me do a lot with it yet. It may … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe, AncestryDNA, DNA, Facebook, FamilyTree DNA | Leave a comment

Anonymous Matches on 23andMe to Disappear June 15, 2018

I saw this in a Facebook group, but I checked on 23andMe to verify. As of June 15th, 2018, you will no longer see anonymous matches in DNA Relatives. Learn more Here’s the direct link (it’s the link in the … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe, Facebook, mtDNA | Leave a comment

All of Us DNA Update May 14, 2018

Updated May 14, 2018: Added a bit more information as I wade through the different parts of the information they request. As I mentioned recently, All of Us was going live. I received an e-mail to sign up for it … Continue reading

Posted in All of Us, DNA | Leave a comment

Helix DNA Mother’s Day Sale Prices

I added the following to the Mother’s Day Sale post, but thought it needed its own post in case people haven’t checked the other post. Somehow this post didn’t wind up posting. The sale is still going on as of … Continue reading

Posted in Helix | Leave a comment