Autosomal

On February 16, 2012, MyHeritage, perhaps the most popular family network on the web, took a giant step into the world of DNA testing. To this end My Heritage has partnered with FamilyTreeDNA for analysis. FamilyTree DNA is the global leader in genetic genealogy and has amassed the world’s largest DNA database–reportedly the best for DNA […]

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Sandy on February 6th, 2012

Giant strides have been made in the science of DNA in the past couple of years and it’s especially exciting for genealogists and family historians to know that the use of Autosomal biogeograpical markers (BGA) is rapidly becoming an everyday occurrence. You may already know that the Y chromosome is passed down from father to […]

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I found an  interesting post on The Genetic Genealogist blog about  a new browser-based software out there called Interpretone. It is likely to be useful in examining autosomal  DNA testing results from 23andMe and Lumigenix (along with American International Biotechnology Services and Precision Quality DNA) is currently under FDA scruitiny–the FDA views these services as ones that […]

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The DNA test results for a family member have just come in and we’re amazed at the results. A few years ago, although I’d never considered it, I would have been wary of taking a DNA test. Because of the convincing security measures taken by the well-known testing services, there is probably more danger lurking […]

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According to Desert News, GeneTree.com has announced a new series of specialty DNA tests on Monday that identify a wider scope of one’s family history. The new tests provide more specific genetic information that makes possible the answers to what are considered puzzling genealogical issues—some that have been unanswered questions for generations. GeneTree.com new specialty […]

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I learned of this sale through Cynthia of Your Genetic Genealogist on my LinkedIn genealogy group page. Since the sale expires at midnight tonight it’s short notice but worthy of posting just in case. Take note of the coupon code and there’s also a link to where you can use the codeDNADAY2011 : New customers: […]

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