Category Archives: DNA

GEDmatch Acquired by Verogen — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Until this afternoon, I had never heard of Verogen. Today Verogen “joined forces with” GedMatch. Based on reading the details, while the GEDmatch personnel are staying involved, the ownership and management appears to have passed to Verogen. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales December 9, 2019

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Before we buy that kit… — The Legal Genealogist

Think about the ethical rules It’s holiday sale time at the DNA companies, with price breaks on DNA testing kits already underway or soon to begin at most of the testing companies. And with the substantial dropoff in the rate … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales December 8, 2019

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“Thanks to MyHeritage, I found him and I am so grateful for that.” – MyHeritage

I saw this last night on MyHeritage – “Thanks to MyHeritage, I found him and I am so grateful for that.” – MyHeritage: https://stories.myheritage.com/jan-gobbens/. Jan Gobbens from the Netherlands was adopted at a young age. As a young adult, he … Continue reading

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[US&W] ‘Rapid DNA’ Testing Could Revolutionize Rape Investigations ─ If the Science Holds Up — NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth – DNA Saturdays December 7, 2019

Early one morning in April, a homeless woman sleeping in an abandoned house in Louisville, Kentucky, was jolted awake by a stranger who pulled her bedding over her head and raped her, according to police. The 29-year-old woman was taken … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales December 7, 2019

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Remembering Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941, 78th Anniversary – December 7, 2019

This is a bit later getting posted as I was planning for it to be posted around the time attacks were going on at Pearl Harbor. I re-checked those Mississippians –  Mississippians at Pearl Harbor – Mississippi Department of Archives … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales December 6, 2019

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Introduction to the First Set of Ancestry Results – YouTube Video Genes for Good

I saw this on YouTube not too long ago – Introduction to the First Set of Ancestry Results – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDuMyE4mtqo (about 2:57 minutes long).

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