Past Articles

AncestryDNA discoveries made easier with the help of the shaky leaf.

Posted on February 6, 2013 in Site, AncestryDNA

The new AncestryDNA™ service is continually being updated and improved upon—it’s just a part of the overall experience. One exciting new feature of the DNA test is the addition of the shaky leaf hint on your DNA results page. This new kind of hint will help you easily spot a DNA match who shares an… Read more

AncestryDNA Ethnicity Prediction: Learning to Speak Genetics

Posted on January 11, 2013 in AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA™ is one of the most advanced autosomal DNA tests on the market, but that doesn’t mean our job is done. We are constantly working to improve our genetic ethnicity prediction models by deciphering the unique language of the human genome and employing some of the top geneticists and latest technology to help determine what… Read more

AncestryDNA just keeps getting better—see what’s new

Posted on November 15, 2012 in Site, AncestryDNA, Site Features

The day you get your AncestryDNA™ results is certainly an exciting one. But your experience doesn’t end there. We’re continually making updates to the AncestryDNA BETA site, including new features and tools designed to enhance your discoveries. So if you’ve taken the new DNA test, here’s an exciting peek into what’s new to the site.… Read more

The City by the Bay Welcomes the World’s Top Geneticists

Posted on November 12, 2012 in AncestryDNA, Events

San Francisco is home to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Ghirardelli chocolate and touristy Fisherman’s Wharf. But this year, it’s also home to the largest human genetics conference and exposition in the world. This past week, the 2012 American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual meeting brought together some of the world’s top geneticists and… Read more

Unexpected ethnicities. New discoveries. See where AncestryDNA takes you.

Posted on November 7, 2012 in AncestryDNA

Meet John, a true example of how a person’s documented family history can be slightly different than the story in their DNA. John has taken other DNA tests, and his results came back as 98% Western European. Accurate? Yes. Detailed? Not so much. See, there’s a much broader story in each person’s DNA that John,… Read more

AncestryDNA—great alone, even better with an subscription

Posted on November 1, 2012 in AncestryDNA

You may have heard that you can order the new AncestryDNA™ test right now, just by going to the AncestryDNA site. That’s great news! But we want to make sure you know some of the key features of the DNA test—with an subscription and without. While there is no monthly subscription to AncestryDNA, an… Read more