Category Archives: DNA

New DNA Company DNAFeed

Update March 17, 2018: The information in this blog post is not intended as, nor should it be construed to be, medical advice. If you need medical advice, please consult a medical professional who works in the field that best … Continue reading

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Customer Loyalty and What Companies Don’t Get About It

As I am in the process of writing a response to Boost Mobile’s recent major downgrade in its Boost Dealz app, I was struck by the lack of customer loyalty on the part of companies. They expect us to be … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Blog Specific, Boost Mobile, Cell Phones, CellNUVO, DNA, Jeff Snavely AncestryDNA Tool, TracFone | 1 Comment

MyHeritage Giving Away 15,000 DNA Kits to Adoptees

As mentioned on, MyHeritage is giving away 15,000 DNA kits to adoptees. You have until April 30, 2018 to apply. Participation in this project is open to adoptees seeking to find their biological family members, and to parents and … Continue reading

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Major 23andMe Ethnicity Improvement Coming Soon

When I logged into 23andMe, I saw a note about upcoming ethnicity improvements. You can read more at Coming soon! 23andMe’s Ancestry Composition update with 120 additional regions will be coming soon to all customers. Learn more. – – … Continue reading

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FTDNA Valentine Sale And MyHeritage DNA – Low as $59 – $69

As an update to my recent post about DNA prices (I updated the earlier blog post with the new sale prices), I received an e-mail today from FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) showing a sale price of $59 (regular price $79) through … Continue reading

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DNA Sales February 8, 2017

Update: February 8, 2017 – FTDNA’s Family Finder (their autosomal test) is now on sale for $59 through February 14, 2018 and they are offering discounts if you add Y-37, Y-67, or mtDNA when ordering Family Finder. Also, MyHeritage DNA … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe, AncestryDNA, AtlasBioMed, Dante Labs, FTDNA, Geno 2.0 Next, Helix, LivingDNA, MyHeritage DNA | 1 Comment

MyHeritage Makes Contacting DNA Matches Free

As reported on MyHeritage’s blog,, if you use the DNA match option to send the message.It doesn’t apply to contacting users through other means if you don’t have a paid subscription. Please note that contacting DNA Matches has been … Continue reading

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