Category Archives: DNA

DNA Genealogy

Matt’s on travel, but here’s a look at recent news stories involving DNA and genealogy: Juaneno Dis-enrollment by the Rivera Group Tulsa Native American Times - ‎4 hours ago‎ … membership for Juanenos is a combination of several controversial definitions – blood … Continue reading

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Backup Day

It’s the first of the month and a perfect time to BACK UP all you data! use on online service, CD-Roms, flash drives, whatever you can! Oh, and for Matt: 20 Million Genes: Design Components of Future Life Forms  http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2009/04/gucci-genes–de.html

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DNA Roundup– Genealogy, DNA in news stories

DNA solved a genealogy mystery for two people, one in the US, one in Australia. “An expert speaking at the Conference on Computerized Family History and Genealogy at Brigham Young University Saturday said while DNA is a useful, new tool … Continue reading

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DNA & Genealogy News Roundup

Time for another quick survey of DNA and genealogy in the news recently. (HI MATT!) Randy Seaver  has been running serial posts about his Y-DNA results and search for possible matches on www.geneamusings.com. DNA studies can sometimes solve genealogical mysteries … Continue reading

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GeneTree’s new interface out of Beta

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GeneTree today announced its free family Web site has completed beta testing and now offers those who sign in a simple, intuitive way to regularly communicate with their extended family and to securely share and store family … Continue reading

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DNA News Roundup

    Baltimore City Paper Black to Our Roots: Award-Winning Film Screening and Premier   Baltimore City Paper -Trying to discover their identity and trace their genealogy, Sylvia Dorsey and fellow teens from inner-city Atlanta, after DNA testing, traveled to Ghana … Continue reading

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Short DNA roundup

DNA Tests Reveal Hidden Family Secrets  Jakarta Globe, Indonesia - In a search for their ancestors, more than 140 people with variations of the last name Kincaid have taken DNA tests and shared their results on the Internet. They have found war … Continue reading

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It’s DNA time!

This morning, DearMYRTLE and I are going to discuss DNA genealogy. Here are some links to recent news stories on this topic: SMGF: Press Release  Genetic research by the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation (SMGF) and scientists from ten organizations in … Continue reading

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The Generations Network Press Release

PROVO, UTAH – December 3, 2008 – The Generations Network, Inc., parent company of Ancestry.com, today announced the appointment of Howard Hochhauser as Chief Financial Officer. Hochhauser, currently CFO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE:MSO), will join TGN in … Continue reading

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Time for Random DNA Stories

Time for some news on the DNA front: DNA may soon be used to treat certain cancers. Is your child the next Olympic wunderkind? DNA test may have the answer. DNA tests now can be used in property crimes as … Continue reading

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