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Umbilical cord blood saved Chicago woman’s life more than 20 years ago. Now she’ll meet the family who donated it – DNA Saturdays September 13, 2019

I saw this earlier, but thought it was a good fit for DNA Saturdays – Umbilical cord blood saved Chicago woman’s life more than 20 years ago. Now she’ll meet the family who donated it https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/ct-life-cord-blood-donor-recipient-meet-20190905-5g2rrnbrznbsbf2hzakivmtoxm-story.html. –snip– By chance, Becker’s … Continue reading

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Loch Ness DNA? – DNA Saturdays September 7, 2019

If you have been following the DNA story on Loch Ness Monster’s DNA, they came out with some possibilities – giant eel seems to be the current theory. Dinosaur, specifically a plesiosaur has been ruled out. Here’s a few links … Continue reading

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GEDmatch Update – DNA Saturdays August 31, 2019

I missed this on GEDmatch as I rarely read the updates when I logged in. In case others missed it, I made it this week’s DNA Saturdays post. If you upload more than 1 kit for yourself or another person, … Continue reading

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Chimera DNA Is Not Why You Aren’t Matching a Parent or Child; DNA Saturdays August 17, 2019

I covered this a while back December 2018, DNA and Chimera. People don’t bother to read the articles or they don’t dig deep enough. If you are not matching at a fairly close level (aunt/uncle, niece/nephew, or a similar percentage … Continue reading

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John Dillinger’s Corpse to Be Dug Up and DNA-Tested to Settle Conspiracy Theory – LiveScience; DNA Saturdays August 3, 2019

As I was looking for a good DNA topic for today’s DNA Saturdays post, I went to LiveScience and started digging around (no pun intended) when I noticed this article John Dillinger’s Corpse to Be Dug Up and DNA-Tested to … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Full mtDNA Sequence Video – DNA Saturdays July 27, 2019

I saw this the other day when I logged into FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) as a new addition – https://www.familytreedna.com/my/mtdna-journey. I haven’t had much of a chance to do anything with it until tonight. However, Roberta Estes has done a great … Continue reading

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Medicare Does Not Give Out DNA Kits DNA Saturday’s July 20, 2019

Chose the following as this week’s DNA Saturdays post – I saw this on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2019/07/medicare-does-not-give-out-dna-kits. Other DNA Saturdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/dna-saturdays/  

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Why so glum? — NPE and Me – DNA Saturdays July 6, 2019

The day I found out about my NPE is one I don’t think I’ll ever forget. I had been looking around on several research sites, and found Genesis, I uploaded my raw data and waited to see the results. I … Continue reading

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