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  • 10 Reasons Why Your DNA Match Doesn’t Have a Family Tree

    10 Reasons Why Your DNA Match Doesn’t Have a Family Tree

    Are you frustrated looking at the number of DNA matches on your list that have no tree?  In this post, learn the most common reasons why your genetic relatives have no family tree on their profile. One of the most exciting aspects of DNA results is the list of genetic relatives, also called DNA relatives …

  • Ancestry August 2022 Ethnicity Estimate Update

    Ancestry August 2022 Ethnicity Estimate Update

    Did your Ancestry DNA results get updated in August 2022? If so, you will definitely want to read this in-depth explanation of what changed in our ethnicity estimate results with this latest update. If you are new to AncestryDNA, you might not know that your results will occasionally change as the science and technology improves. …

  • What is Phasing in DNA Results?

    What is Phasing in DNA Results?

    Has anyone ever suggested that you phase your DNA? In this post, learn what phasing is in DNA results, and how you can use this technique to learn more from your DNA matches.

  • Chromosome Browser vs. Ethnicity Painting: What’s the Difference?

    Chromosome Browser vs. Ethnicity Painting: What’s the Difference?

    Many people find chromosome browsers and ethnicity painting to be mysterious. In this post, learn what these two tools are, and how they are different. These tools are not as mysterious as they seem. As soon as you learn the basics, you will be able to use them to learn even more from your DNA …

  • Is 23andMe More Accurate Than Ancestry?

    Is 23andMe More Accurate Than Ancestry?

    Do you want to know if 23andMe is more accurate than Ancestry? For those wanting to choose the best DNA test and learn the most from their results, this is an important question.

  • How Much DNA Comes From Each Parent?

    How Much DNA Comes From Each Parent?

    Do you want to learn about how much DNA comes from each of your parents? In this post, find out how much of your DNA comes from mom and dad, and whether one of them gave you more than the other. Questions like these come up all of the time, especially when a daughter looks …

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