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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – New Product: mtDNA Journey Videos For mtFull Sequence July 18, 2019

I saw this last night on FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – New Product: mtDNA Journey Videos For mtFull Sequence July 18, 2019 https://blog.familytreedna.com/mtfullsequence-video/. It’s dated July 18, 2019, but I checked a few days ago and it wasn’t showing. I mentioned … 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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William Tully Brown, USMC Navajo Code Talker, Passes Over — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

USMC Veteran, William Tully Brown, Navajo Code Talker, wearing his uniform for the last time when he swabbed to provide his DNA for posterity. What a legacy this man leaves, literally from the beginning of his life to the very … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Ancestral Origins – FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA)

I didn’t notice this yesterday when I checked their blog, https://blog.familytreedna.com/, but I saw it today even though it’s dated May 10, 2019 – Understanding Your Ancestral Origins – FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA): https://blog.familytreedna.com/understanding-your-ancestral-origins/. Of all required academic literature in grade … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA Results Explained: mtDNA Matching & Genealogy – YouTube Video

Bit long (just a hair under 2 hours), but in honor of Mother’s Day, here is a good video on mtDNA: Family Tree DNA Results Explained: mtDNA Matching & Genealogy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HiK9g5mKdU (about 1:55:49 hours long). More than you may ever … Continue reading

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23andMe Hits 10 million DNA Customers

Updated to reflect conflicting participant numbers for Geno 2.0 Next. Added a link to the new post I made about the conflicting participant numbers – Conflicting Participant Numbers Between Geno 2.0 Next on Two Different Sections of Their Website. From … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Sales — The DNA Geek

It’s that time of year: Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air! Chocolate is abundant. And if you’re not in the spirit, the El Paso Zoo will name a cockroach after your ex then feed it to a meerkat. There’s … Continue reading

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GEDmatch FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Upload Update 24 March 2016

GEDmatch (www.gedmatch.com) should be accepting new FTDNA (FamilyTree DNA) uploads soon. Also, they are renumbering and renaming existing FTDNA kit numbers. The below is posted on GEDmatch. Note that existing ‘F’ (FTDNA) kit numbers on GEDmatch will be changed to … Continue reading

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GEDmath FTDNA Update

As a follow-up to my earlier post on the topic, the two entities are in talks to resolve the issue(s). Personally I think Roberta Estes sums it best in her blog post on the topic http://dna-explained.com/2016/03/19/family-tree-dna-and-gedmatch-dustup I did  not take … Continue reading

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FTDNA 18 Jan 2014 Update

FTDNA (Family Tree DNA) posted updates today. The updates are mostly for X-Matching. Here’s a screenshot from My Account. I didn’t see an update notice on the FTDNA forums when I checked a few minutes ago.  

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