Here are the latest DNA-related news articles and blog posts for the past week. Stay on top of ALL the important DNA news here at National DNA Day!
- Analyzing Your DNA Results: The Two Family Trees You Need to Know About: “The distinction between your genealogical family tree and your genetic family tree is important when analyzing your DNA test results. We explain the difference between these distinct, but overlapping, family trees.” Click here to read – via Family Tree Magazine
- Childbirth In The Age Of Genetic Testing: “Parents today have more options to determine and influence their children’s genetic makeup than ever before. But is knowing more about one’s DNA always . . ” Click here to read – via North Carolina Public Radio
- Estimating the Sizes of the Genealogical at DNA Databases “The past few months have brought some exciting news from two of the main autosomal DNA (atDNA) companies: AncestryDNA exceeded 3 million testers in January 2017, and 23andMe broke 2 million in April.” Click here to read – via The DNA Geek
- The Fourth Pond: MyHeritage DNA: “For years we have been advising DNA testers, specifically those searching for birth family and attempting to solve family mysteries, to test at all three of the major DNA testing companies, in other words to “fish in all three ponds.” These three autosomal DNA databases – AncestryDNA, 23andMe and FamilyTree DNA- now contain between about five to six million testers in total. ” Click here to read – via Your Genetic Genealogist
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