Tag Archives: DNA Tools

MyHeritage Acquires Promethease and SNPedia – September 7, 2019

I saw this on MyHeritage about 40 minutes ago – MyHeritage Acquires Promethease and SNPedia: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/09/myheritage-acquires-promethease-and-snpedia/. There are some advantages, for example Promethease will be free through the end of 2019 and a few other items mentioned below. If you … Continue reading

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DNAPainter Update August 31, 2019

I saw this on the ISOGG Facebook group, but here’s the link to the DNA Painter Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/dnapainter/posts/471752216711974. I’m pleased to announce that trees are now available at DNA Painter for all registered users. A tree on DNA Painter … 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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Animal DNA Testing Companies July 16, 2019

This is an update to my April 2019 post – Animal DNA Testing Companies. Some of the companies have tests on Amazon.com or GroupOn. Prices can vary significantly between the different Animal DNA companies. Also, what’s available at each company … Continue reading

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Scapple: A Tool I’m Use For DNA Matches — Hound on the Hunt

As you know, I’m working on the Beaton/Batten Mystery (sometimes it feels like all my genealogy moments are spent on it). I’m sure if I ever figure out who William Beaton’s parents were I don’t know what I’ll do with … Continue reading

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Animal DNA Testing Companies April 25, 2019

On July 16, 2019, I posted an updated list of Animal DNA testing companies – Animal DNA Testing Companies July 16, 2019. It has the latest information on the various Animal DNA testing companies as there were some changes since … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Comparing Admixtures Using Visuals — The DNA Geek

By: Erik Schaefer Remember the excitement of receiving your first DNA results and wanting to share them with everyone? I was that person once. But after that excitement fades, many of us realize there are differences between our “paper trails” … Continue reading

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RootsFinder DNA Tools

Updated February 23, 2019 after a comment made by one of the RootsFinder team: RootsFinder DNA Tools group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/205093263417577/ and RootsFinder YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxlfj_6Qy8_BMZBJEbPn9Ncy5f9qKV78t. Big thank you for the update from RootsFinder. I somehow missed this in my … Continue reading

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TotheLetter DNA Update February 5, 2019

From their Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/pg/totheletterDNA/posts/?ref=page_internal. Their website: https://www.totheletterdna.com/. We have now written to all our customers to let them know the results of their extractions and genotyping. As we’ve previously posted, we have now tried two different extraction methods … Continue reading

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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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