Category Archives: Helix

DNA Sales February 8, 2017

Update: February 8, 2017 – FTDNA’s Family Finder (their autosomal test) is now on sale for $59 through February 14, 2018 and they are offering discounts if you add Y-37, Y-67, or mtDNA when ordering Family Finder. Also, MyHeritage DNA … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe, AncestryDNA, AtlasBioMed, Dante Labs, FTDNA, Geno 2.0 Next, Helix, LivingDNA, MyHeritage DNA | 1 Comment

Nat Geo Geno 2.0 vs. Insitome Regional Ancestry Results

If you aren’t familiar with National Geographic’s Geno 2.0 Next (DNA test  performed by Helix for U.S. customers and FamilyTree DNA/FTDNA for non-U.S. customers; for U.S. customers, check both links to see which has the cheaper price; as of January … Continue reading

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Hope Helix Doesn’t Expect People to Pay $600 to Download Their DNA Raw Data

In addition to my earlier post about why not to spend a lot of money on Helix DNA testing, somebody posted a link in a Facebook group that indicates Helix will want $600 to download your exome DNA information (the … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Autosomal DNA, DNA, FTDNA, Geno 2.0, Geno 2.0 Next, Helix, HumanCode, Insitome, Promethease | Leave a comment

Insitome Regional Ancestry DNA Results

  Here’s the basics from their website: Europe 100% Western European 60% East European 23% Basque 16% Finnish 1% Ashkenazi 0% North Mediterranean 0% Sardinian 0% Other Regions: Africa 0% Bantu 0% Central African 0% Khoisan 0% Nilotic 0% West … Continue reading

Posted in DNA, Helix, Insitome, ISOGG | 3 Comments

Why STD (Star Trek Discovery) Needs To Fail

Speaking as a Trekker who isn’t a fanboy, I find the latest incarnation of Star Trek – STD (Star Trek Discovery) to be an expensive joke for many reasons. First, they ignore canon which is something you shouldn’t do if … Continue reading

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Helix DNA Test Offerings And Why You Shouldn’t Buy Most of Them

NOTE: Be sure to check what devices the test you want to order is available for. Many of the individual tests only work on iPhones or Apple devices. Some also work on Android or online, but check each one since … 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

Posted in 23andMe, Autosomal DNA, DNA, DNA.Land, FamilyTree DNA, GEDmatch, Geno 2.0 Next, Helix, LivingDNA, mtDNA, MyHeritage DNA, Promethease, WeGene, | Leave a comment