Category Archives: GEDmatch

Commercial researchers gain FTDNA access — The Legal Genealogist

Bode Technology using FTDNA matching system The news about police access to the DNA matching system at Family Tree DNA just keeps getting worse. First, it was that, under an agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a few crime … Continue reading

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Genetic Genealogy — Dusty Roots & Forgotten Treasures

How to use GEDmatch to take research to the next level. via Genetic Genealogy — Dusty Roots & Forgotten Treasures.

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Let Iceland Be Your Guide If You Plan On Getting Married and Having Children

Iceland is isolated and tends to have few non-natives move to the country. It also has a small population: hair shy of 350,000. They created an app to see if your potential date is too close to marry: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/kissing-cousins-icelandic-app-warns-if-your-date-is-a-relative-1.1390256. I … Continue reading

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Looking at the alternatives — The Legal Genealogist

DNA companies take a stand on police access The news that Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) had allowed law enforcement to submit crime scene samples into its testing database to search for the identities of suspects without a court order has … Continue reading

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Current February 2019 DNA Sales

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Time to Move to Genesis – Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Thank you to Kitty Cooper for making the point: https://blog.kittycooper.com/2018/12/time-to-move-to-genesis/. GEDmatch makes it possible to compare your DNA with those who have tested with other DNA companies. They recently changed from the old GEDmatch site, https://www.gedmatch.com/, to the new site, https://genesis.gedmatch.com/. … Continue reading

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Geneticist Discovers Half-sister Through DNA Testing

I saw this in a Facebook group: https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/01/16/im-a-geneticist-a-dna-test-uncovered-a-half-sister-and-sparked-painful-questions/. If you are not familiar with the term NPE, it’s generally called Non-Paternity Event or Non-Paternal Event although Not the Parent(s) Expected is a better term since it’s not always a case … Continue reading

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