Tag: Genetic Genealogy

Theory of Family Relativity MyHeritage DNA

MyHeritage has announced a new genealogy tool that will allow its DNA users to more easily discover how they may be related to their genetic matches. This technology, called the Theory of Family Relativity™, uses family tree information and historical records from a variety of sources to attempt to find and display a common ancestor for matching individuals in the MyHeritage DNA database.

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If you're one of the millions of people who received a DNA test kit for the holidays this year, you're probably pretty excited to send in your sample and receive your results. It's pretty thrilling, after all, to finally discover how much Irish you really are, or if Grandma Jane was right when she said you had a distant Native American ancestor. But, if you're not familiar with how these tests work you might also be feeling ...

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The Best Black Friday DNA Deals 2019 + Which Kit to Choose as a Gift - Gift Package

Hoping to score the very best deal on a DNA test this holiday season? We've rounded up all of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts from the most trusted providers to make your job easier - including Ancestry, MyHeritage, 23andMe, FTDNA and Living DNA. Plus, we've included some help for choosing the best kit to gift.

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MyHeritage to End Free Ethnicity Reports

In mid 2017 we announced that genealogy subscription site MyHeritage would begin providing free ethnicity reports and cousin matches to anyone who uploaded their DNA. But good things can't last forever, and MyHeritage is ending the offer Dec 1st.

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What You Will and Will Not Learn From a DNA Test for Ancestry

As more and more people choose to test their DNA in an attempt to better understand their family's past, a lot of questions are popping up about what a genetic test can and can not tell you about your ancestry. In this article we'll go over some things you will learn by testing yourself, or your family members, and some things you won't be able to uncover unless you combine your results with traditional genealogy research.

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Why MyHeritage's DNA Upload May Be the Smartest Thing You Do for Your Research This Week_

At the end of May, MyHeritage announced a new 42 population Ethnicity Estimate, an improved version of the ancestry composition report that they have been offering to DNA test purchasers for over a year. Even more exciting, they also announced that anyone who uploads their raw DNA from another company will get this new report free of charge. At the time of this announcement I uploaded my own DNA data from Family Tree DNA to their system. ...

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