Tag Archives: BIG Y

Another Big Y-700 Update – Through the Trees Blog Facebook Page

In addition to Roberta’s Big Y-700 – Another Big Y-700 Update – Through the Trees Blog Facebook Page announcement that I posted earlier, I found another announcement from Shannon Christmas on his blog’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/throughthetreesblog/?__tn__=%2CdkCH-R-R&eid=ARC-OwlAmDNU3cn1H_xTTIhBNKPl1kJdDAdFfD7yXSV5yy7zDsXVXRx7jP-g9TwO87mlIhK5WlDjQDnr&hc_ref with a link to the … Continue reading

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The Big Y Test Increases Again to Big Y-700 — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

In Japan, at the Tanabata or Star Festival, attendees write their wishes on tanzaku, or small ribbon-like colorful pieces of paper and hang them on the tanzaku bamboo tree. For a very long time, Y DNA project administrators pestered Bennett … Continue reading

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My Big Y Block Tree Update on FamilyTree DNA

I saw this posted on a blog post by Roberta Estes of DNA-Explained and I posted it earlier today – Family Tree DNA’s New Big Y Block Tree — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy. Her blog post is  linked in the … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA’s New Big Y Block Tree — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree DNA just released their new very cool new Block Tree for people who have taken the Big Y DNA test. Furthermore, Family Tree DNA is working hand-in-hand with citizen scientists. At the bottom of their new tree you’ll … Continue reading

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Current January 2019 DNA Sales

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

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Big Y-500 STR Matching — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree DNA recently introduced Big Y-500 STR matching for men who have taken the Big Y-500 test. This is in addition to the SNP results and matching. If you’d like an introduction or definition of the terms STR and … Continue reading

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Current December 2018 DNA Sales

Updated January 2, 2019: removed Sticky; updated December 31, 2018: last update for December 2018 – minor price updates; updated December 29, 2018: minor price updates; updated December 28, 2018: minor price updates, removed sales that have ended; updated December … Continue reading

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Patrilineal and Matrilineal vs. Paternal and Maternal

There’s a big difference between the two sets of above terms. I started this post back in May 2018, but got sidetracked and planned on getting back to it before now. I ran across a post made earlier today (November … Continue reading

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Common DNA Misconception When It Comes to Multiple Testing with FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA)

One of the most common misconceptions when it comes to multiple testing of a DNA sample for an individual with FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) involves not needing to provide another DNA sample. In many cases, one DNA sample is enough to … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA Thanksgiving Sale Ends November 22, 2018 Up to 40% Off

When I checked FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – https://www.familytreedna.com/products a few minutes ago, they have their Thanksgiving Sale going. It ends November 22, 2018. Family Finder sale price $49, regular price $79 Family Finder + Y-37 sale price $143, regular price $248 … Continue reading

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