Tag Archives: Autosomal DNA

DNA Testing the Recently Deceased — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

No one really want to think about this, but it happens. You’ve always meant to DNA test someone, and they’ve agreed, but either you didn’t order the kit, or the kit is far away from where they passed away. What … Continue reading

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23andMe Steps Out with Two New Trait Reports

I saw this yesterday on 23andMe – 23andMe Steps Out with Two New Trait Reports: https://blog.23andme.com/health-traits/23andme-steps-out-with-two-new-trait-reports/. Put up your feet and check out two new 23andMe trait reports that look all the way down to your toes. Using a statistical … Continue reading

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My Take on FamilyTree DNA and GEDmatch Law Enforcement Policies

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Withdrawing a recommendation — The Legal Genealogist

GEDmatch can no longer be trusted The Legal Genealogist‘s love for the third-party DNA tools site GEDmatch has always been clear. Just in the last year, I’ve written about its cool tool to create superkits… 811 more words via Withdrawing a … Continue reading

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The Slippery Slope — The DNA Geek

A family friend has leukemia. He’s 11. Without chemotherapy, he would have died. Thanks to modern biomedical research, though, he’s through the worst of the treatment, back in school, and doing well. He’s even participating in a drug study to … Continue reading

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Tested With Another Company? Upload Your Data For Free! – FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA)

I checked the FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) blog yesterday and did not see this item (dated May 2, 2019) – Tested With Another Company? Upload Your Data For Free!: https://blog.familytreedna.com/transfer-your-dna-data-for-free/. NOTE: If an individual has already done FamilyFinder with FTDNA, you … Continue reading

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An Ode To Mom Genes – 23andMe

I saw this on 23andMe’s blog – An Ode To Mom Genes: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-research/an-ode-to-mom-genes/.  

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23andMe Adds Another Important Condition to Health Communities

I saw this on 23andMe recently – 23andMe Adds Another Important Condition to Health Communities: https://blog.23andme.com/health-traits/23andme-adds-another-important-condition-to-health-communities/. Starting today, 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service customers can access a new Health Community page, focused on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), the most common form … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA and 23andMe Ethnicity Updates

I have seen reports on various Facebook groups that 23andMe and AncestryDNA have updated, or are updating, their ethnicity results. In checking my AncestryDNA ethnicity results, I believe they have been updated. With 23andMe, mine don’t appear to be updated, … Continue reading

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Current May 2019 DNA Prices

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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