Category Archives: FamilyTree DNA

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, 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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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 and log in. Once you log-in, the direct link to the Chromosome Browser … 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? – 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:; 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 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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