• Music of Your Ancestral Region

    Sep 29

    If you've done a great deal of research or using DNA testing and know fairly sure your family's ancestral heritage – Eastern European, North African, German, Southeast Asia, etc., you just might like to have a collection of music characteristic of those ancestral heritage. Using Ancestry.com you can place the regions your ancestors originated...


  • The First Genetic Map of Ireland has been Revealed

    Dec 14

    Scientists have unveiled a detailed genetic map of Ireland that goes back to ancient times. The findings were published in the journal Scientific Reports. The scientists involved in the study used four data sets of individuals with European ancestry: The Irish DNA Atlas, the Trinity Student Study dataset, the Peoples of the British Isles datase...


  • MyHeritage Introduces Surveys

    Dec 7

    MyHeritage has introduced Surveys. The surveys were released by the MyHeritage Science Team, which is led by world-renowned genetics pioneer Dr. Yaniv Erlich. The purpose of the surveys is to help MyHeritage investigate how genetics affects various aspects of our lives. MyHeritage explains: “These surveys analyze the relationships between gen...


  • Things to Know About DNA

    Apr 26

    National DNA Day is April 25. Genealogy and genetics have become intertwined over the years. Today, genealogists are as likely to use online genealogy resources as they are to order a DNA test in an effort to learn more about their family tree. Here are some interesting things to know about DNA. Rosalind Franklin was a scientist who earned he...


  • LivingDNA.com

    Feb 23

    Living DNA has a direct-to-consumer DNA test kit. Use it to find out where you really come from.  The Living DNA test is the most advanced DNA test, offering twice the detail of other ancestry tests.   The Living DNA test is simple.  You can order it online.  The kit is shipped straight to you, by standard or express routes, no matter...


  • The Genographic Project

    Sep 28

    National Geographic launched their Genographic Project in 2005. It is a research project from the National Geographic Society which encompass work carried out by their scientific team. The public is encouraged to join. The Genographic project focuses on deep ancestry from an anthropological perspective. The Genographic Project uses advanced DNA ...


  • MyHeritage.com Matching DNA Upload

    Sep 28

    MyHeritage compares DNA data of individuals, which has been uploaded to the MyHeritage website, in order to find matches based on shared DNA. Your DNA matches are people who are highly likely to be relatives (close or distant) because there are significant similarities between their DNA and yours. DNA Matching can open up exciting new research...


  • How Does DNA Work?

    Sep 14

    Genealogy and genetics have become very connected to each other. Consider, for example, the various DNA test kits that a genealogist can take to learn more about their heritage or health. The results are based on what is found in the person's DNA. This could leave some people with an important question. How does DNA work? DNA stands for deo...


  • MyHeritage DNA Matching is Now Live!

    Sep 7

    In May of this year, MyHeritage gave users who had taken a DNA test the ability to upload DNA data to benefit from free DNA matching (after MyHeritage had completed developing it). Now, MyHeritage has announced that DNA Matching technology is ready and live! MyHeritage compares DNA data of individuals, which has been uploaded to the MyHeritage...


  • AncestryDNA is 2 Million People Strong

    Jul 5

    Around 11 months ago, AncestryDNA announced that it had tested over 1 million people. Recently, has hit another major milestone. They are now 2 million people strong. They are the very first consumer genetics testing company to hit that milestone. AncestryDNA is a direct-to-consumer genetic testing service. It uses the latest autosomal testing t...