Category Archives: Geno 2.0

National Geographic Geno Project DNA Ending

I was in the middle of working on my Current June 2019 DNA Price post (should be up later today) when I saw that National Geographic was no longer offering DNA kits, either on their website or Helix‘s website. The … Continue reading

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When you’re not you — The Legal Genealogist

The joys of living on the DNA cutting edge It’s a bit disconcerting when your DNA tells you you’re … um … not you. At least, … 850 more words via When you’re not you — The Legal Genealogist. Cite/link to … Continue reading

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How to Create a DNA Superkit for DNA Test Results – A Segment of DNA YouTube Video

I have tested at 23andMe, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), AncestryDNA, and Geno 2.0 as well as transferring my results to WeGene, DNA.Land, LivingDNA, and MyHeritageDNA. I haven’t tried this yet, but it sounds interesting – How to Create a DNA Superkit … Continue reading

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Conflicting Participant Numbers Between Geno 2.0 Next on Two Different Sections of Their Website

Once I was able to get my passwords reset for National Geographic’s Geno 2.0 and Geno 2.0 Next, I saw the following participant number after logging into both accounts: 1 of 992,092 participants It took a while for them to … Continue reading

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23andMe Hits 10 million DNA Customers

Updated to reflect conflicting participant numbers for Geno 2.0 Next. Added a link to the new post I made about the conflicting participant numbers – Conflicting Participant Numbers Between Geno 2.0 Next on Two Different Sections of Their Website. From … Continue reading

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Why Y-DNA and mtDNA Are Useful for Genealogy

I often hear about Y-DNA and mtDNA being useless, or almost useless, for genealogical purposes. The main reason is simple – not many people have done deep Y-DNA or full mtDNA testing. While many have done Y-12 to Y-37 testing … Continue reading

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Ethnicity DNA Results Don’t Match Your Paper Ethnicity?

This is one of the most common complaints or questions I see in various social media groups, mostly Facebook, although it sometimes crops on Twitter. The usual explanation, by a very large margin, is the science isn’t there yet. That’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Lower cMs Below Recommended Levels – DNA

I am going to jump on the don’t lower the centiMorgans (cMs) below the recommended levels and this applies to GEDmatch, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), and any other DNA company or third party tool/app that lets you set cMs. And yes, … Continue reading

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Ethnicity is Just an Estimate – Yes, Really! — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Lots of people will have received DNA tests as gifts over the holidays. This pleases me to no end, because I know I’ll match any number of them and maybe, just maybe, those matches will help me fill in those … Continue reading

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LivingDNA Update

I did a quick post about this late last night from my phone – Brief LivingDNA Update – Facebook link: https://m.facebook.com/livingdna/scroll down a bit, but thought I would give some feedback and suggestions to LivingDNA. Shipping Update Dear Living DNA … Continue reading

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