Category Archives: Y DNA

FamilyTreeDNA 2014 Holiday Sale Starts Soon

Update: Sale is live now. Not seeing the Mystery Reward button. FamilyTreeDNA announced its 2014 Holiday Sale; sale ends 31 December 2014 (US Central Time).   The sale includes weekly mystery rewards. From the e-mail FTDNA sent out Also, remember … Continue reading

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Ancestry Ending Mundia, MyCanvas, MyFamily, Genealogy.com, LegacyDNA (Y and mtDNA Testing) in Early September

Updated 05 June to include DNA-Explained post. #Ancestry.com announced today in a blog post they are ending five services – Mundia.com, Genealogy.com, MyFamily.com, MyCanvas.com,  and LegacyDNA (Y and mtDNA testing; autosomal DNA testing will still be available. I received e-mails … Continue reading

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100th Post Or Is It? Reflections – Past, Present, and Future

Dashboard shows this will be my 100th Published Post. It shows All (120), Published (99 – before this one posts) Sticky (1) Scheduled (1) Drafts (20) Trash (2). Not showing is my first blog post. You won’t find it anywhere … Continue reading

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BIG Y, The Journey Continues, Part 3

Update on results. Between Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon, my kit moved out of the Quality Control stage. It appears to have passed that check point and is slowly making it way through the next round of testing. Add text … Continue reading

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DNA Update – $1K Genome Coming

Debbie of http://cruwys.blogspot.com mentioned this article about $1,000 genome sequencing http://nextgenseek.com/2014/01/illumina-s-hiseq-x-ten-and-nextseq-press-release and someone else mentioned a similar article http://nextgenseek.com/2014/01/illumina-announces-new-sequencers-hiseqx-nextseq-500-at-jpm-2014 No word on when it will become commercially available for testing or which companies will use it. Current pricing for a full genome test runs around … Continue reading

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BIG Y – The Journey Begins, Part 1

Several weeks ago I upgraded my Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) test and added the BIG Y. It is the newest Y-DNA test available. The results won’t be posted until late February. I haven’t seen numbers on how many people ordered … Continue reading

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New DNA Testing Company – YSEQ DNA Origins Project

I grew up with two parents who ran small businesses and as a result I have a special place in my heart for those starting up new businesses. In memory of my parents, I will occasionally highlight small businesses. I … Continue reading

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