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Best DNA Test for Ancestry

How to Choose the DNA Testing Kit That’s Best for YouFor centuries, genealogists have relied on oral and written records to trace their family trees. But around the year 2000, the age of genealogical DNA testing was launched. This provided genealogists and family historians with an opportunity to use well-established scientific methods to prove relationships […]

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23andMe vs AncestryDNA

Which DNA Test is Best and How to ChooseSneak peak: 23andMe vs AncestryDNAHere’s a quick comparison of how the two companies stack up. As you can see, they both have their strong points. (Updated November 2018)Best for… (our verdict)GenealogyFamily History ResearchDNA MatchesHealth ScreeningBasic YDNA & mtDNAWhere to buyAncestry.com(see promo)23andMe.com(see promo)Ethnicity EstimatesYes (150 regions)Yes (31 regions)Tests […]

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DNA Testing Kit Deals Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2018

Where to find the best deals on DNA testing kits this holiday season ​The turkey has been carved. The pumpkin pie has been eaten. You know what comes next. No, not indigestion–Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on DNA tests.Whether you have an aspiring family historian/genealogist or someone who is just curious about the ethnicity of […]

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MyHeritage DNA vs AncestryDNA

This article is jam-packed with information comparing AncestryDNA to MyHeritage. Before we dive into the nitty gritty, let’s take a quick look at how the two companies stack up side by side.Quick look: AncestryDNA vs MyHeritageBest for… (our verdict)Most Geographic RegionsFamily/Cousin MatchingView Shared Matches w/o SubscriptionEase of Sample CollectionTest Processing TimeRAW Data UploadWhere to buyAncestry.com(see […]

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DNA Testing for Jewish Ancestry

The Jewish faith and customs stretch back more than three thousand years, connecting lives today with their ancient roots. But genealogically establishing that connection has its challenges. This article explains how modern DNA testing and genetic genealogy can help. We recommend testing with Family Tree DNA.Judaism is a ReligionEthnicity is generally defined by people who […]

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DNA Testing for Dogs

Doggie DNA:​ Genetic Testing for Your Canine FriendI’ll be honest – when I first heard about DNA testing my dog, I was a bit skeptical. What would it tell me? What would it cost? And is it actually legitimate? Those were just a few of the questions circling my mind. Well after testing my little guy […]

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DNA Testing Kit Holiday Deals 2017

Looking for some last minute Holiday deals on DNA testing kits? We’ve got you covered! We’ll be updating this page as new 2017 Holiday deals are announced. Not sure which test to buy? Check out our complete guide to DNA testing here.Looking for some stellar Black Friday deals on your next metal detector purchase?We’ve got you covered!We’ll […]

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Living DNA Review

Looking for a DNA test to discover your family roots and expand your family tree? Living DNA (see latest price) is one of the several companies that offer genealogical DNA testing. Each company has its own great features, and Living DNA is no exception. DNA testing is a great way to help move forward with your family […]

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