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  • Line of Succession To The British Throne – 2022

    Oct 25

    Queen Elizabeth II died in 2022. According to Wikipedia, the crown is inherited by a sovereign’s children or by a childless sovereign nearest the collateral line. The current line of succession to the British Throne is limited to the descendants of the sons of George V, Charles III’s great-grandfather. The official Royal.UK website prov...


  • Embryos With DNA From Three People Develop Normally

    Oct 20

    A safety study published on Nature stated that researchers in China show that a technique used to replace diseased mitochondria does not affect early development. When the first baby to be conceived using a technique that mixes genetic material from three people was born in 2016, scientists worried that the procedure had not been studied to...


  • MyHeritage Adds Sorting For DNA Matches

    Oct 18

    MyHeritage is happy to announce the addition of sorting abilities for Shared DNA Matches. It’s one of several new improvements we’re making to DNA Matches on MyHeritage in the coming weeks. Shared DNA Matches are a valuable tool for users interested in figuring out how they’re related to a specific DNA match. The new sorting functiona...


  • RootsTech 2023 Registration Is Now Open

    Oct 13

    RootsTech registration for 2023 is now open, and it’s an experience you won’t want to miss! This year, you can tailor the experience to your needs and interests like never before. Hundreds of online classes will be available globally. Plus, an in-person option with additional classes and opportunities will take place at the Salt Palace Con...


  • Sharing Your 23andMe Health Report

    Oct 11

    After your 23andMe reports comes back, you might have questions about what to do next. When the question around a DNA result revolves around genetics and your health, that’s where a healthcare provider fits in. 23andMe reports can provide you with powerful information about health predispositions, pharmacogenetics, wellness, and more. Let...


  • SideView Now Groups Your AncestryDNA Matches By Parent

    Oct 6

    Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genetics, unveiled SideView technology this year - a first-of-it-kind scientific innovation that gives AncestryDNA customers new insights into which side of the family they inherited their genetics from. With more than 22 million people in its growing consumer DNA network, Ancestry is ...


  • AncestryDNA Announces New Regions and Increased Precision

    Sep 27

    As the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, Ancestry continuously develops new ways for you to learn about yourself through DNA and empowers you to unlock more discoveries about your family history. With evolving DNA science, Ancestry updates its AncestryDNA ethnicity estimate which connects people whose ancestors may have l...


  • St. Jude Hospital Found Genetic Mutations In Cancer

    Sep 22

    Scientists from St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital have created a roadmap of the genetic mutations present in the most common childhood cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).  The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study is the first to supply a comprehensive view of the genomics of all subtypes of ALL. The work serves as a f...


  • New 23andMe+ Report on Fibromyalgia

    Sep 20

    23andMe released a new report (powered by 23andMe Research) on Fibromyalgia for 23andMe+ members. Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic pain and tenderness throughout the body. That pain can be intermittent and move to different parts of the body. Fibromyalgia symptoms can also include fatigue, problems sleeping, and difficulty concentratin...


  • Oldest Case of Klinefelter Syndrome Discovered

    Sep 15

    Skull by Pixabay on Pexels Australian National University wrote that the oldest case of a rare genetic condition has been discovered in a 1,000-year-old skeleton from Portugal. Klinefelter syndrome gives men an extra X chromosome. What is Klinefelter Syndrome? Mayo Clinic explains that it is a genetic condition that results when a boy is bor...