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Florida’s Genetic Information Bill Heads to House Floor – WJNO January 23, 2020

I saw this last night on WJNO –Florida’s Genetic Information Bill Heads to House Floor: https://wjno.iheart.com/featured/florida-news/content/2020-01-23-floridas-genetic-information-bill-heads-to-house-floor/. The Florida genetic information bill is moving on to the state house floor. A panel passed a bill that would prohibit life, long-term care, … Continue reading

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LivingDNA Kit Update #5 – January 28, 2020

I had not checked LivingDNA in a few days. It was still showing as Genotyping about 3 – 4 days ago. As of earlier today, it’s back to Testing. I am not sure what that means. Does it mean they … Continue reading

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LivingDNA Kit Update #4 – January 17, 2020

I checked yesterday and it was still showing as Returned. I checked this afternoon and it is now showing as Genotyping. That means LivingDNA has started the lab process of processing my DNA sample. They didn’t include an expected date … Continue reading

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Some Helpful Tips on Collecting DNA for Yourself Or Others – January 9, 2020

For DNA kits with the major DNA companies, they tend to fall in one of two categories – cheek  swabs and “spit” kits. While FamilyTree DNA’s (FTDNA) parent company does use blood samples if you want certain tests run, that’s … Continue reading

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LivingDNA Kit Update #3 – January 11, 2020

I checked a few minutes ago and it has not updated since last night. As mentioned in this post – LivingDNA Kit Update – January 7, 2020, I dropped off the kit at a collection box January 7th, knowing it … Continue reading

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How to be Careful With Your Raw DNA Data – 23andMe January 8, 2020

Over 1,100 words! I saw this earlier today on 23andMe – How to be Careful With Your Raw DNA Data – 23andMe January 8, 2020: https://blog.23andme.com/news/how-to-be-careful-with-your-raw-dna-data/. January 8, 2020 By 23andMe under News & Announcements Editor’s note: We do not … Continue reading

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Current January 2020 DNA Prices January 1, 2020

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Update to MyHeritageDNA Free Transfer – December 12, 2019

I posted about This Week Only (Ends December 18, 2019): DNA Uploads Are Completely Free Forever (Including All Advanced DNA Features!) – MyHeritage December 11, 2019 yesterday. Thought I would give some clarification as I had previously uploaded raw data … Continue reading

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Current December 2019 DNA Prices December 1, 2019

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DNA Testing Uses Up a Portion of Each DNA Sample Submitted – November 29, 2019

For spit kits, collect your spit within 30 minutes or less, ideally in 20 minutes or less. That’s not something made clear by the companies unless you know where to look – Suggestions on How to Optimize Spit Kit Collection … Continue reading

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