Category Archives: Autosomal DNA

Hope Helix Doesn’t Expect People to Pay $600 to Download Their DNA Raw Data

In addition to my earlier post about why not to spend a lot of money on Helix DNA testing, somebody posted a link in a Facebook group that indicates Helix will want $600 to download your exome DNA information (the … Continue reading

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Ignore Ethnic Results Below the Continental Level

Update January 25, 2018: Adding Insitome Regional Ancestry DNA ethnicity results to this list as #14. Also posting the results as a separate blog post with links to this blog post and my original post about Insitome. Also, added Ancestry … Continue reading

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My GEDmatch Admixture Results

Update (February 11, 2018): I added the link to a tool that uses your Eurogenes K36 ethnicity results to generate a map. You have to manually enter the numbers from your K36 result in the appropriate field. Note: All of … Continue reading

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Current DNA Prices January 7, 2018

Updated: January 9, 2018 – some of the prices have changed from January 7; please double check before ordering. Before purchasing from any of the below DNA companies, always check the price before you order as prices can change fast. … Continue reading

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What’s the Best DNA Test?

This is by far, the most common question I hear during my DNA presentations or informal discussions about DNA. Simple answer – there is no best DNA test or best DNA company. More complicated answer – it depends on what … Continue reading

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BritainsDNA AKA MyDNA Closed Down

MyDNA, formerly BritainsDNA (and its various and sundry associate websites – CymruDNA/Wales; IrelandsDNA; ScotlandsDNA; and YorkshiresDNA) made a quiet announcement on its website it would no longer sell DNA kits as of July 3, 2017 and all ordered kits need … Continue reading

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23andMe Kits Now Available At Wal-Mart

23andMe kits are now available at Wal-Mart. They have been available at other stores (Target, CVS, Walgreens) for a while; saw them in CVS and Target around two (2) years ago. Before you get too excited about the price ($29.97 … Continue reading

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