Category Archives: GEDmatch

MyHeritage DNA Ethnic Update and Chromosome Browser

As mentioned on MyHeritage’s blog https://blog.myheritage.com/2018/01/major-updates-and-improvements-to-myheritage-dna-matching/, here’s a brief blurb from the blog: We’re excited to announce major updates and improvements to DNA Matching rolled out today for all our users. Anyone who took a MyHeritage DNA test, and anyone … Continue reading

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Ignore Ethnic Results Below the Continental Level

Update: I added GenCove to the list as #12 because they recently updated my 23andMe v3 chip transfer ethnicity results. I also added GenePlaza #13. I don’t recommend any company or admixture test for determining your ethnic results below the … Continue reading

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My GEDmatch Admixture Results

Note: All of these GEDmatch admixture tools were run using my 23andMe results (I included 23andMe ethnic results below as a comparison to the other admixture results to give a baseline) and the default settings for each tool. This was … 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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Helix, Helix/HumanCode and GEDmatch Potential Issue, and All of Us

When I logged into GEDmatch (https://www.gedmatch.com/login1.php) earlier today, I saw the following warning: Dec. 24 ALERT! A company named Helix is attempting to sell an app called DNApassport and implying they are associated with GEDmatch. We have no knowledge of … Continue reading

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DNA Day Sales 2017

Update Tuesday April 25, 2017: Happy DNA Day. Update Monday April 24, 2017: 23andMe Mother’s Day Sale (running through May 14th); $20 off regular prices. Not exactly a DNA Day Sale, but it is running during DNA Day. Update Sunday, … Continue reading

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BritainsDNA URL Change

Update Sunday, April 23, 2017: I posted to BritainsDNA Facebook page and their Twitter accounts to see if they will respond, but as of 3 PM US Central Time today, they have not responded. With their Facebook page, they have … Continue reading

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