Tag Archives: Geno 2.0

When you’re not you — The Legal Genealogist

The joys of living on the DNA cutting edge It’s a bit disconcerting when your DNA tells you you’re … um … not you. At least, … 850 more words via When you’re not you — The Legal Genealogist. Cite/link to … Continue reading

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How to Create a DNA Superkit for DNA Test Results – A Segment of DNA YouTube Video

I have tested at 23andMe, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), AncestryDNA, and Geno 2.0 as well as transferring my results to WeGene, DNA.Land, LivingDNA, and MyHeritageDNA. I haven’t tried this yet, but it sounds interesting – How to Create a DNA Superkit … Continue reading

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Conflicting Participant Numbers Between Geno 2.0 Next on Two Different Sections of Their Website

Once I was able to get my passwords reset for National Geographic’s Geno 2.0 and Geno 2.0 Next, I saw the following participant number after logging into both accounts: 1 of 992,092 participants It took a while for them to … 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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Why Y-DNA and mtDNA Are Useful for Genealogy

I often hear about Y-DNA and mtDNA being useless, or almost useless, for genealogical purposes. The main reason is simple – not many people have done deep Y-DNA or full mtDNA testing. While many have done Y-12 to Y-37 testing … Continue reading

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Ignore Ethnic Results Below the Continental Level

Updated May 1, 2019: Added latest 23andMe and AncestryDNA results. Updated April 12, 2019: Added Tags; updated January 18, 2019: Added latest 23andMe ethnicity update. Updated December 21, 2018: Added 1st of possible 3 LivingDNA transfers – at least one … Continue reading

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My GEDmatch Admixture Results

Updated April 12, 2019: Added Tags. Update March 17, 2018: For the GEDmatch Admixture results, the numbers usually refer to percent of DNA from each region.  However, each Admixture test is geared towards a specific ethnicity or region so they … Continue reading

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BIG Y – The Journey Begins, Part 1

Several weeks ago I upgraded my Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) test and added the BIG Y. It is the newest Y-DNA test available. The results won’t be posted until late February. I haven’t seen numbers on how many people ordered … Continue reading

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BIG Y – The Journey Begins, Part 1

Several weeks ago I upgraded my Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) test and added the BIG Y. It is the newest Y-DNA test available. The results won’t be posted until late February. I haven’t seen numbers on how many people ordered … Continue reading

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New to DNA and Don’t Know Where to Start?

I could create my own beginner’s guide to genetic genealogy, but I think Kelly Wheaton’s Beginner’s Guide to Genetic Genealogy is a great resource. It’s up to 16 lessons. https://sites.google.com/site/wheatonsurname/beginners-guide-to-genetic-genealogy If… View Post

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