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Lily’s Update on Her Basepaws DNA test — Feline Opines

Hello Furiends, Well, just when I was about to get my whiskers in a twist because I hadn’t heard anything about my DNA test, I received (or I should say my Human received) the following: Now I do apurreciate the … Continue reading

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Mars Explorers Will Tackle Radiation, Depression … and Space Bread – Space Saturdays July 6, 2019

I saw this on Space.com – Mars Explorers Will Tackle Radiation, Depression … and Space Bread – Space Saturdays July 6, 2019: https://www.space.com/news/mars-explorers-will-tackle-radiation-depression-and-space-bread. There’s a lot to work out before we journey to the Red Planet. –snip– NEW YORK — … Continue reading

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A Handy Guide to the DNA Terms You Need to Understand – FindMyPastDNA July 4, 2019

I saw this on FindMyPast earlier this afternoon – A Handy Guide to the DNA Terms You Need to Understand – FindMyPastDNA July 4, 2019: https://blog.findmypast.com/dna-glossary-2639080447.html. Note: FindMyPastDNA uses LivingDNA to process the FindMyPastDNA kits. None of the links below … Continue reading

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23andMe’s Traits of Summer – July 2, 2019

I saw this last night in an e-mail from 23andMe – 23andMe’s Traits of Summer – July 2,  2019: https://blog.23andme.com/health-traits/23andmes-traits-of-summer/. Some key points to consider. First, 23andMe has a habit of using a handful of markers out of the known … Continue reading

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Startup packs all 16GB of Wikipedia onto DNA strands to demonstrate new storage tech – CNET June 29, 2019

I saw this a while back on C-NET, but kept forgetting to post it – Startup packs all 16GB of Wikipedia onto DNA strands to demonstrate new storage tech – CNET June 29, 2019: https://www.cnet.com/news/startup-packs-all-16gb-wikipedia-onto-dna-strands-demonstrate-new-storage-tech/. DNA data storage has been … Continue reading

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The Genealogy Blog Party: My Recipe for Success — My Descendant’s Ancestors

Have you solved a difficult genealogy problem or smashed down a research brick wall? Inquiring minds want your Recipe for Success! This month, the Genealogy Blog Party is all about solving genealogical problems, big and small. Tell us WHAT your … Continue reading

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DNA.Land No Longer Showing Matches – DNA Saturdays June 29, 2019

Updated: As of August 15, 2020, the matches are showing. Updated August 31, 2019 – Update on DNA.Land Offering Matching August 30, 2019. They should start showing matches again sometime in September or October 2019. I mentioned starting a DNA … Continue reading

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Independence Day & Canada Day Sales Starts Tonight! June 28, 2019 Silverberry Genomix DNA

I saw this in an e-mail from Silverberry Genomix last night: Independence Day & Canada Day Sales Starts Tonight! June 28, 2019 Silverberry Genomix DNA: https://silverberrygenomix.com/. These are Health related DNA tests, not genealogical DNA tests. Use the discount code … 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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Genealogical Database Growth Slows — The DNA Geek

The past year has seen a chilling in the genetic genealogy industry: DNA kit sales are down drastically since April 2018. I don’t work for any of the testing companies, nor do I have any special insight into their official … Continue reading

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