Tag Archives: DNA-Explained

23andMe Changes – Download Matches Now or Lose Many — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Recently, 23andMe implemented a new subscription model. In their new model, which requires retesting (with a new sample) on the V5 chip, you can pay a yearly subscription fee of $29 to receive up to 4500 matches. The subscription service … Continue reading

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Genetic Affairs Instructions and Resources — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

I’ve created this summary article that includes links to the various step-by-step instructional articles I’ve published about Genetic Affairs, a wonderful DNA analysis tool. I’ll add more articles as they are published. Genetic Affairs is a third-party tool created by … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Health Follow-up – August 3, 2020

Standard Disclaimer: I am not a medical health professional and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as medical advice. If you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911 (where applicable) or contact … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Follow-up – July 30, 2020

As I mentioned in earlier posts – AncestryDNA Follow-up – July 17, 2020 and What’s Changing At Ancestry DNA? — Hound on the Hunt, changes are coming to AncestryDNA. The removal of 6 – 7 cM matches is set to go … 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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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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Introducing the MyHeritage LIVE 2019 Speakers September 6 – 8, 2019 Amsterdam

As reported by https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/03/myheritage-live-2019-speaker-spotlight/. MyHeritage LIVE, which will take place September 6-8, in Amsterdam, will feature lectures and hands-on workshops led by internationally renowned speakers in the fields of genealogy and DNA.  We’re excited to announce the speaking lineup for … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Sale Ends March 31, 2019

I saw the FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Sale – https://www.familytreedna.com/#/productCards (not an affiliate link – use the codes below during the order process if you use the FTDNA website) mentioned on several blogs, but the first one was https://genealogybargains.com/family-tree-dna-ggconf/. His blog includes … Continue reading

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