Tag Archives: DNA Saturdays

Please Ignore Ethnicity Results – DNA Saturdays November 21, 2020

I decided to focus on ignoring ethnicity results for this week’s DNA Saturdays post. Each major genealogical DNA company uses its own algorithms and reference samples to determine ethnicity. Another factor that isn’t considered is what I call the Invade … Continue reading

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Promethease – DNA Saturdays November 14, 2020

I decided to focus on Promethease – https://www.promethease.com/ for this week’s DNA Saturdays post. You have to click “I accept” on 7 items and agree before you can access the website. It’s best to create an account as any DNA … Continue reading

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Dante Labs – DNA Saturdays November 7, 2020

I decided to focus on Dante Labs – https://www.dantelabs.com/ for this week’s DNA Saturdays post. I haven’t tested with them, but from various people on social media who have tested with them, there are some major problems getting timely results … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Expectations Too High When Meeting New Siblings or Half-Siblings – DNA Saturdays October 31, 2020

One thing I caution people in my DNA presentations is don’t assume new siblings, half-siblings, or other unknown relatives will welcome you with open arms. Some people think they have to accept them or they have to share medical information. … Continue reading

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Silverberry Genomix 55% Discount Code Ends Tomorrow 11:59:59 PM PDT – DNA Saturdays October 24, 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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Blood Type and DNA Testing Companies – DNA Saturdays October 17, 2020

In the past, 23andMe used to offer blood type estimates, but with a caution – https://lumminary.com/community/t/can-you-determine-your-blood-type-from-genotyping-raw-data/444/2 – I know this is from a different source, but 23andMe no longer offers blood type: This is what their disclaimer used to be: … Continue reading

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Oxford Ancestors – DNA Saturdays October 10, 2020

This company, Oxford Ancestors https://www.oxfordancestors.com/, is a DNA company, but it doesn’t look at autosomal DNA, only mtDNA and Y-DNA (26 marker test). It comes in handy if you want to look at mtDNA or Y-DNA matches, but it won’t … Continue reading

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23andMe+: An ongoing approach to your genetics – DNA Saturdays October 3, 2020

As I mentioned in last night’s post – Tomorrow’s DNA Saturdays Will Be Highlighting a New Option from 23andMe – October 2, 2020, I am focusing on 23andMe today. Here’s the article – 23andMe+: An ongoing approach to your genetics: … Continue reading

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Guardiome DNA Update – DNA Saturdays September 19, 2020

I haven’t done an update on Guardiome in a while – Guardiome DNA Update – DNA Saturdays May 16, 2020. Here’s the link to the website: https://www.guardiome.com/. They are now accepting orders, but the price is $1,299. Here’s what you … Continue reading

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Ancestry® Delivers More Precise Ethnicity Estimates Powered by the World’s Largest Consumer DNA Network – Ancestry.com September 11, 2020 – DNA Saturdays September 12, 2020

I saw this on Ancestry today – Ancestry® Delivers More Precise Ethnicity Estimates Powered by the World’s Largest Consumer DNA Network: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2020/09/11/ancestry-delivers-more-precise-ethnicity-estimates-powered-by-the-worlds-largest-consumer-dna-network/. I chose it as this week’s DNA Saturdays post. I made reference to it in an earlier post … Continue reading

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