Category Archives: FamilyTree DNA

HomeDNA 20% Promo Code Ends August 12, 2018

Received an e-mail from HomeDNA today with a 20% promo code, FF2018 and it applies to any of their DNA tests. Good through August 12,  2018. While I don’t generally recommend HomeDNA for most testers, I have tested several times … Continue reading

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Ancestry DNA Summer Sale $59 Ends August 20, 2018

As part of my daily DNA ritual, I check about two dozen DNA websites and Amazon to see what the price is today. When I visited AncestryDNA a few minutes ago, I was greeted with 40% sale; get AncestryDNA for … Continue reading

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Silverberry Genomix Accepts Raw Data from Several DNA Companies as Well as Selling Its Own Kits

In doing my research to update my list of DNA companies, tools, blogs, and miscellaneous stuff, I came across a company I wasn’t familiar with: Silverberry Genomix. It offers free raw data uploads from 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) … Continue reading

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Suggestions on How to Optimize Spit Kit Collection Efforts

Here’s a good start on ways to improve your odds of getting better results from a spit kit. http://blog.dnagenotek.com/blogdnagenotekcom/bid/92842/10-hints-to-optimize-DNA-saliva-samples-based-on-millions-of-samples. They have a separate blog on their blog that has some additional tips – I added it below. For both blog … Continue reading

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MyGenomeBox DNA – Accepts Raw Data from Several DNA Companies

I ran across MyGenomeBox when I was working on the Alphabetical Listing of DNA Companies. The company is based in South Korea. It has two options – you can upload your raw data from several companies – it needs to … Continue reading

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LivingDNA $89 Sale Price August, 2018

I don’t know how long the sale will last as it only shows limited time only on the LivingDNA website, but they are offering LivingDNA kits for $89, regular price is $99. I update the Current August 2018 DNA Sales … Continue reading

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Should I Upgrade My Y DNA Test?

via Should I Upgrade My Y DNA Test? Great article by Roberta Estes. She gives several reasons for why you should upgrade your Y-DNA at FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) and several reasons for why you shouldn’t. I mentioned the latest FamilyTree … Continue reading

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