Category Archives: DNA

AncestryDNA Kits Now Available Again on Amazon.com

Updated October 22, 2018: AncestryDNA kits are back on Amazon as of 530 PM U.S. Central Time. Updated: Apparently, it’s not across all of the Amazon sites as I found AncestryDNA kits on Amazon‘s Canadian site: https://www.amazon.ca/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Testing/dp/B00TRLVKW0 and United Kingdom … Continue reading

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Gaming Sunday Week of October 21, 2018

Updated October 22, 2018: added Americana RPG Kickstarter campaign and Dyson Logos Patreon’s page, and removed several bundles and deals that ended. Added a new color scheme to denote projects or bundles: Purple. Orange to denote different sections: Backerkit, Kickstarter, … Continue reading

Posted in Board Games, Bundle of Holding, DNA, DriveThru RPG, Facebook, Fanatical.com, Gaming, Gaming Sunday, Humble Bundle, Kickstarter, Middle Earth, RPGs, Steve Jackson Games, Wargaming | 1 Comment

MyHeritageDNA $59 Halloween Sale Ends November 1, 2018

In my usual daily scans of the different DNA companies prices, I noticed that MyHeritageDNA is having a $59 Halloween Sale that ends November 1, 2018 with free shipping if you order 2+ kits in one order. You can see … Continue reading

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Bit Expensive for Now, but Prices of DNA Testing of Envelopes and Other Items Should Come Down in the Future

One article on DNA testing using envelopes, https://thefamilycurator.com/how-to-preserve-and-test-old-letters-for-grandmas-dna/. Estimated price range is $1,000 – 2,500 which will probably come down in a few years as more companies join the field. It’s iffy as they may not be able to get … Continue reading

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Genetic Genealogy Ireland 2018 Sessions to Be Live Streamed in Their Facebook Group

If you want to see the sessions streamed live from the Genetic Genealogy Ireland 2018 (runs from October 19 – 21, 2018) sessions, you need to join their Facebook group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/geneticgenealogyireland/ if you aren’t going to be in Dublin for … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA’s New Chromosome Browser — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree DNA has released their new, updated chromosome browser with a completely new look and feel. It’s quite different from the previous version, so let’s take a test drive. The first thing you notice is a new link on … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) New Chromosome Browser

I saw this posted recently in one of the Facebook genealogy or DNA groups I belong to, but I hadn’t checked it out until today. Go to https://www.familytreedna.com/ and log in. Once you log-in, the direct link to the Chromosome Browser … Continue reading

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