Category Archives: 23andMe

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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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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Why Do I Share Different Amounts of DNA? Blaine T. Bettinger YouTube Video

Blaine T. Bettinger, the Genetic Genealogist, has created a YouTube video (12 minutes long) titled: Why Don’t I Share the Same Amount of DNA With Cousin X at Every Company? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Veb6vn_BFRY He created the video since the question comes up … Continue reading

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HomeDNA GPS Origins $100 Off Discount Through October 23, 2018

If you go to this link, it should give you $100 off: https://marketing.homedna.com/acton/media/30015/history18; if it doesn’t, use promo code HISTORY18. Sale price $99.00. Regular price $199.00. Added to Current October 2018 DNA Sales. $100 OFF GPS Origins  |  Promo Code … Continue reading

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Smarter Hobby Review of Best Genealogical DNA Tests

I saw this link posted in the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) Facebook group. You can view the link at https://www.smarterhobby.com/genealogy/best-dna-test/. It talks about six (6) DNA tests (23andMe, AncestryDNA, FamilyTree DNA/FTDNA, Geno 2.0 Next, LivingDNA, and MyHeritageDNA) although … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA’s Mitochondrial Haplotree — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

On September 27th, 2018 Family Tree DNA published the largest Y haplotree in the world, based on SNP tests taken by customers. Now, less than two weeks later, they’ve added an exhaustive mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) public haplotree as well, making … Continue reading

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Still Waiting on LivingDNA Transfer Results

Thought I would update what’s happening with my three DNA tests that were transferred to LivingDNA – https://www.livingdna.com/. My 23andMe – https://www.23andme.com/ raw data was uploaded in mid-December 2017. My AncestryDNA – https://www.ancestry.com/dna/ and FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – https://www.familytreedna.com/ raw data results were … Continue reading

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