Search Results for: Chinese

  • “Originality” by Panda Express Focuses on Chinese Americans

    Nov 14

    Once in a while, a fast food restaurant will create some interesting content for their customers to enjoy. Panda Express has created something that family historians with Chinese heritage may want to see. It is called “Originality” and it focuses on Chinese American creative thought leaders. The full title of the Panda Express content is "...


  • Chinese Genealogy

    Oct 19

    The region of China has a very long history with many different political systems; from tribal, to royalty, to democracy, colonialism to communism. Yet, over the centuries many common denominators remained in place. The Chinese traditionally as a cultural group have valued loyalty and stressed the importance of keeping one's word. Discretion i...


  • Scientist Who Used CRISPR on Embryos Sentenced to Prison

    Jan 7

    The scientist who used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technique on twin infant girls has been sentenced to prison. CRISPR is a controversial technique that is not legal to use for reproductive-purposes in some countries. This news was first reported by Chinese state news agency Xinhua, and was reported by several other news sites after that. ...


  • Family Name – Our Connection to Our Ancestors

    Jan 19

    Besides the DNA (genes) you inherited from your ancestors, one of the most important elements to tie you to your ancestors is a surname. It appears most surnames originated due to certain factors. They are geography or location, geographical features, an occupation, personal - physical characteristics, an estate name, your ancestry, or patronage....


  • Study Finds New Genetic Associations for PCOS

    Jan 3

    A study that was published in PLOS Genetic journal found 14 genetic variants associated with Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This is the largest genetic study to date on the condition, which is a leading cause of female infertility. PCOS is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Signs and symptoms of PCOS vary, but tend ...


  • Illegal Border Crosses–For Centuries

    Jul 29

    Totally in the newspaper headlines in 2018 are about illegal border crossings, yet few realized it has been happening for decades, even centuries in the Americas. This is especially true of Canada and the American colonies / states. An example, Ontario, Canada was created by political refugees coming from the new United States. Those who fled the...


  • Reason Why DNA Testing is Growing in China

    May 22

    It is obvious that DNA testing is popular in the United States and the UK. Most, if not all, of the news we hear about DNA testing kits, the companies who sell them, and the results customers receive, is about people who live in the US or UK. In China, DNA testing is a niche market, but is growing. There are several reasons why. Royal Blood an...


  • A Brief History of United States Immigration Policy

    Feb 8

    Genealogy research can lead you to information about your ancestors who immigrated to the United States. A brief history of United States immigration policy can provide you with a glimpse of what your ancestor's experience was like. The 1790 Naturalization Act was the first to specify who could become a citizen of the United States. It limited t...


  • Exploring Life’s Mysteries Website Picks Best DNA Tests

    Nov 15

    Exploring Life's Mysteries is a website dedicated to the wonders of the world, and the exploration of the mysteries of life. Every year, they complete a review of the Best DNA ancestry test companies. They have revealed the winners of this year's review. Every year, Exploring Life's Mysteries conducts an extensive analysis of home DNA kits for g...


  • A Historical Look at Solar Eclipses

    Aug 19

    A solar eclipse is a celestial event in which the moon passes between the sun and Earth and blocks out all or part of the sun for about three hours, from beginning to end, as viewed from a given location. NASA has a collection of information about people's interpretations of solar eclipses. In Ancient China, solar and lunar eclipses were regarde...