Tag Archives: Autosomal DNA

The gift — The Legal Genealogist

That keeps on giving… A family member The Legal Genealogist will call DFC first provided a YDNA sample in 2008, and had his autosomal DNA tested for the first time in 2010 when the test first became available. 510 more words … Continue reading

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TotheletterDNA Update – August 2019

I saw this on Totheletter DNA’s Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/pg/totheletterDNA/: We are about to introduce an exciting new step in our process, where we identify quickly and simply whether there is DNA under an envelope flap or stamp. What does … Continue reading

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23andMe Amazon Prime Sale July 15 – 16, 2019

This is an update to my earlier post, 23andMe V3 – V5 Upgrade Price $125. In that post, I made the point, I was not going to pay $125 for an upgrade when they would simply run my old DNA … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA Health+Ancestry Test on Sale – DNA Saturdays July 13, 2019

Okay, I saw part of this sale on Debbie‘s blog – https://cruwys.blogspot.com/2019/07/myheritage-enters-genetic-health.html. Her blog is a U. K. blog so sale prices are different. A person pointed out another blogger who mentioned the MyHeritageDNA Health+Ancestry test today. I checked MyHeritage‘s … Continue reading

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Optimising your Privacy with DNA tests — DNA and Family Tree Research

Here are some practical hints and tips to optimise your Privacy if you are thinking of doing a DNA test (or you have already done one).1) Don’t test!This is the simplest way to avoid exposing your self to potential online … Continue reading

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Why 23andMe Loves Neanderthals, And You Should Too – July 12, 2019

I saw this in an e-mail yesterday from 23andMe‘s weekly update – Why 23andMe Loves Neanderthals, And You Should Too: https://blog.23andme.com/ancestry/why-23andme-love-neanderthals-and-you-should-too/. Neanderthals may be an ancient species, but their genetics continue to surprise us to this day. –snip– For instance, … Continue reading

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A Handy Guide to the DNA Terms You Need to Understand – FindMyPastDNA July 4, 2019

I saw this on FindMyPast earlier this afternoon – A Handy Guide to the DNA Terms You Need to Understand – FindMyPastDNA July 4, 2019: https://blog.findmypast.com/dna-glossary-2639080447.html. Note: FindMyPastDNA uses LivingDNA to process the FindMyPastDNA kits. None of the links below … Continue reading

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23andMe’s Traits of Summer – July 2, 2019

I saw this last night in an e-mail from 23andMe – 23andMe’s Traits of Summer – July 2,  2019: https://blog.23andme.com/health-traits/23andmes-traits-of-summer/. Some key points to consider. First, 23andMe has a habit of using a handful of markers out of the known … Continue reading

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23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference – June 28, 2019

I saw this yesterday afternoon on 23andMe; it also later showed up in their weekly blog e-mail to me – 23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference – June 28, 2019: https://blog.23andme.com/health-traits/23andmes-new-ice-cream-preference-report/. A … Continue reading

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Reminder: Ancestry’s DNA Circles Will Vanish July 1 – Act Now to Preserve — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

This is reminder that Ancestry is permanently removing DNA Circles from customer accounts on July 1st. If you have not recorded the information held in your Circles and New Ancestor Discoveries, if you had any, do that NOW. There is … Continue reading

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