DNA and Ethnicity

Map Your DNA Ethnicity v. Your Family Tree

Map Your DNA Ethnicity v. Your Family Tree

As soon as I tried FamilySearch’s new “Where Am I From?” family tree mapping tool, I wondered how my DNA ethnicity results would compare to my genealogical family tree. Here’s what I saw.

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Future of DNA Ethnicity Estimates

Future of DNA Ethnicity Estimates

How we can extend the limits of DNA ethnicity estimates to make these tests more reliable and relevant for more people? A look ahead at the next generation of DNA ethnicity estimates.

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DNA Testing for African Ancestry

DNA Testing for African Ancestry

Which DNA testing companies shed the most detailed light on African ancestry? What makes Africa the most genetically diverse continent? Why is it so important for scientists to understand the genetic heritage of those with African roots? A must-read article!

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Which DNA Test’s Ethnicity Estimate is Best?

Which DNA Test’s Ethnicity Estimate is Best?

Ethnicity estimates in DNA testing are becoming more precise, accurate and consistent—but they’re still not equally robust across the market. Here’s a long but informative answer to this important question!

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Jewish Ethnicity and DNA

Jewish Ethnicity and DNA

“Jewish DNA” genetic signatures do show up in DNA test results for family history: in YDNA, mtDNA and even autosomal tests.

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