Tag Archives: DNA Explained

Genetic Affairs’ AutoCluster now has “Enriched Surnames” feature! — The Intrepid Sleuth

I swear Dr. Blom’s brain never sleeps. His AutoCluster tool quickly and easily forms shared match clusters from DNA test results without users having to download any software. It should be in everyone’s DNA analysis toolbox. And thanks to that … 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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Oslo – Getting Acquainted — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

I hope you don’t mind, but you’re coming along with me again on a jaunt. This time, of course, we’re going to Oslo for MyHeritage LIVE. #MHLIVE2018 The most convenient, meaning the fewest number of connections involved flying overnight and … Continue reading

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FTDNA Adds X Chromosome Matching

Announced here http://forums.familytreedna.com/showthread.php?p=375519 and on FTDNA’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/FamilyTreeDNA. You have to join FTDNA’s forums to read the article, but three bloggers (as of when I posted) have done a great job of explaining it and you can read their blogs without having … Continue reading

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Update on Native American Q and C Haplogroup BIG Y Fundraising

Roberta Estes posted an update on the results of the fundraising.  They were hoping to raise enough money to fund 2 kits for each project. Thanks to 45 contributors, they raised enough to fund 7.5 kits and the admins funded … Continue reading

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Update on Native American Q and C Haplogroup BIG Y Fundraising

Roberta Estes posted an update on the results of the fundraising.  They were hoping to raise enough money to fund 2 kits for each project. Thanks to 45 contributors, they raised enough to fund 7.5 kits and the admins funded … Continue reading

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