Tag Archives: Autosomal DNA

Live Long And Prosper: How Anne Wojcicki’s 23andMe Will Mine Its Giant DNA Database For Health And Wealth – Forbes

I saw this in my semi-regular search of Forbes articles – Live Long And Prosper: How Anne Wojcicki’s 23andMe Will Mine Its Giant DNA Database For Health And Wealth – Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/bizcarson/2019/06/06/23andme-dna-test-anne-wojcicki-prevention-plans-drug-development/. There are some serious problems with what 23andMe … Continue reading

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Updated List of DNA Tests Offered Through Helix June 6, 2019

Updated October 2, 2019 – Helix adds and removes DNA tests frequently and without warning. Plus, they don’t make it easy to figure out where the various tests can be found. After noticing that Geno 2.0 Next and some other … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Nilanjan Chatterjee – 23andMe

I saw this on 23andMe’s blog this afternoon – A Conversation with Nilanjan Chatterjee: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-research/a-conversation-with-nilanjan-chatterjee/. This week 23andMe is hosting our third annual Genome Research Day, a meeting focused on human genomics research happening in and around the Bay Area. … Continue reading

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William Tully Brown, USMC Navajo Code Talker, Passes Over — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

USMC Veteran, William Tully Brown, Navajo Code Talker, wearing his uniform for the last time when he swabbed to provide his DNA for posterity. What a legacy this man leaves, literally from the beginning of his life to the very … Continue reading

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23andMe Scientist to Present Data on the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes at American Diabetes Association Conference

I saw this earlier today – 23andMe Scientist to Present Data on the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes at American Diabetes Association Conference: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-research/23andme-scientist-to-present-data-on-the-genetics-of-type-2-diabetes-at-american-diabetes-association-conference/. By Eloycsia Ratliff, MPH, 23andMe Medical Education Project Manager We know that diet and exercise play … Continue reading

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Ancestry Surpasses 15 Million DNA Customers – Ancestry.com

It took Ancestry.com long enough to post it on their blog – Ancestry Surpasses 15 Million DNA Customers: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/05/31/ancestry-surpasses-15-million-dna-customers/.  I noted a while back they had posted it on their Facebook page – AncestryDNA Hits 15 Million Kits Processed May 21, … Continue reading

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Facing DNA Privacy Concerns Head-On With Informed Consent — The Genetic Genealogist

This weekend, GEDmatch changed its Terms of Service to automatically opt every one of the >1,250,000 kits in the database out of matching with any kit uploaded for law enforcement purposes. 28 more words via Facing DNA Privacy Concerns Head-On With … Continue reading

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Family Mystery Solved Thanks to MyHeritage DNA – May 23, 2019

I found this today during my daily search – Family Mystery Solved Thanks to MyHeritage DNA – May 23, 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/05/family-mystery-solved-thanks-to-myheritage-dna/. Sandra Poli was born in Colombia where she was raised by her adoptive family before moving to Miami, Florida … Continue reading

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Informed Consent: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Why It’s Necessary — The DNA Geek

The genetic genealogy community is in turmoil. People are angry, accusations are flying, and friendships are sundering. All over something as seemingly straightforward as whether we have the right to decide whether our DNA data can be used by law … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Ancestral Origins – FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA)

I didn’t notice this yesterday when I checked their blog, https://blog.familytreedna.com/, but I saw it today even though it’s dated May 10, 2019 – Understanding Your Ancestral Origins – FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA): https://blog.familytreedna.com/understanding-your-ancestral-origins/. Of all required academic literature in grade … Continue reading

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