Tag Archives: mtDNA

Finding Your Bio People – Testing Companies – Part II — The ABC Blog

When I tested there were not as many “commercial” testing companies as there are now. There are “professional” labs that have done testing for years. With the launch of Ancestry.com autosomal DNA testing in 2012 testing for the average person … Continue reading

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23andMe The Story of Your DNA Book

In an unusual twist, I noticed my niece had tested with 23andMe. She’s the same niece that tested at AncestryDNA a while back. Her test had to be recent as she’s only on the middle of page 4 when I … Continue reading

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Opening the DNA floodgates — The Legal Genealogist

FTDNA database now wide open to law enforcement The Legal Genealogist has long been one of the biggest fans of the DNA testing company, Family Tree DNA (FTDNA), part of the Gene by Gene companies of Houston, Texas. A company … Continue reading

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FTDNA Opens the Door to the Cops — The DNA Geek

This post has been updated. Today, Buzzfeed broke the story that Family Tree DNA has been allowing FBI agents to use their database for criminal investigations. What’s more, Gene-by-Gene, the parent company of FTDNA, is selling DNA analysis services to … Continue reading

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Current February 2019 DNA Sales

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

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BritainsDNA URL Change

Update Sunday, April 23, 2017: I posted to BritainsDNA Facebook page and their Twitter accounts to see if they will respond, but as of 3 PM US Central Time today, they have not responded. With their Facebook page, they have … Continue reading

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AncestryByDNA Teams Up with FindMyPast

I came across this article about AncestryByDNA teaming up with FindMyPast. This is NOT AncestryDNA, but AncestryByDNA, a different company. The Paternal test shown on their website only has 16 STRs. Their Maternal test says it tests all three HVR … Continue reading

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