Tag Archives: Autosomal DNA

How Much Do You Know About Your Family History? – November 22, 2019

This post covers both DNA and genealogy/family history. It started out as a post only about genealogy and family history. Amazing at how that happens sometimes. One of my primary reasons for getting into genealogy when I was young was … Continue reading

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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

Decided the following was this week’s DNA Saturdays post – 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 … 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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