Tag Archives: GEDmatch Genesis

The Slippery Slope — The DNA Geek

A family friend has leukemia. He’s 11. Without chemotherapy, he would have died. Thanks to modern biomedical research, though, he’s through the worst of the treatment, back in school, and doing well. He’s even participating in a drug study to … Continue reading

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Current May 2019 DNA Prices

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Superkit Sunday — The Legal Genealogist

When kits are combined So The Legal Genealogist finally got a chance to play with a new GEDmatch Genesis tool called the Superkit. And yes, in fact, there are differences between the match lists you get with a Superkit and … Continue reading

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Current April 2019 DNA Sales

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Current March 2019 DNA Sales

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. 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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What FamilyTreeDNA Sharing Genetic Data with Police Means for You Law enforcement Can Now Use the Company’s Private DNA Database to Investigate Rapes and Murders — International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal

BY TINA HESMAN SAEY 6:00AM, FEBRUARY 6, 2019 A popular at-home DNA testing company has announced that it is allowing police to search its database of genetic data just as customers do when looking for family members. But there’s one … Continue reading

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Genetic Genealogy — Dusty Roots & Forgotten Treasures

How to use GEDmatch to take research to the next level. via Genetic Genealogy — Dusty Roots & Forgotten Treasures.

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Let Iceland Be Your Guide If You Plan On Getting Married and Having Children

Updated October 4, 2019: removed link as it’s now a dead link. Iceland is isolated and tends to have few non-natives move to the country. It also has a small population: hair shy of 350,000. They created an app to … Continue reading

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Looking at the alternatives — The Legal Genealogist

DNA companies take a stand on police access The news that Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) had allowed law enforcement to submit crime scene samples into its testing database to search for the identities of suspects without a court order has … Continue reading

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