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AncestryDNA: Ethnicity Update

Posted by Pam Velazquez on October 31, 2013 in AncestryDNA

If you’ve taken an AncestryDNA test then I’m sure you have noticed a few changes we’ve made recently. In this episode of “The Barefoot Genealogist”, AncestryDNA team members, Anna Swayne, joins expert genealogist Crista Cowan to talk about the latest updates with your DNA results.   First, let’s explain a little bit about what happens… Read more

Making More Family Connections With AncestryDNA

Posted by Crista Cowan on October 22, 2013 in AncestryDNA, Family History Month

Did you take the AncestryDNA test? Do you have a lot of cousin matches? Are you not quite sure how you connect with each of those matches? Here is a plan to ensure that you get the most out of your AncestryDNA experience.   1. Remember how cousins are connected to you. First cousins mean… Read more

The Newly Evolved AncestryDNA – More Detail Means More Discoveries

Posted by Stephen Baloglu on October 17, 2013 in AncestryDNA

We are pleased to announce a major breakthrough for AncestryDNA™ that provides a deeper level of discovery in your DNA. Utilizing cutting edge science and the massive catalog of DNA samples AncestryDNA has collected from around the world, the newly evolved AncestryDNA is now a more comprehensive DNA test. More detail - 26 regions and populations.… Read more

Coming Soon – AncestryDNA is Evolving

Posted by Stephen Baloglu on October 2, 2013 in AncestryDNA

You may have heard, we are close to launching a new evolution to the AncestryDNA ethnicity results. Here’s some more information on a few of the new and exciting things AncestryDNA members will see in the coming weeks. And, you won’t even need to take the test again! This is one of the many benefits of… Read more

A Sneak Peek Into The AncestryDNA Ethnicity Update – Coming Soon To Your DNA Results!

Posted by Pam Velazquez on September 12, 2013 in AncestryDNA

Coming soon…a free update to your AncestryDNA ethnicity results! Today, we launched a preview of the new features and results to a small random group of AncestryDNA members, which will be released to everyone in the next few months. Not to worry, everyone who has AncestryDNA will see this new experience when we roll it… Read more

Already taken the AncestryDNA test? Here are 4 reasons to test other family members.

Posted by Stephen Baloglu on July 22, 2013 in AncestryDNA

If you’ve already taken the AncestryDNA test, you may think you’re done. You could DNA test your other family members, but they will have similar results as you, right? Well, not quite. You inherited your DNA from your ancestors and so did the rest of your family, but like most inheritances, it can be complex.… Read more

AncestryDNA: Search Surnames and Locations

Posted by Ancestry.com on June 24, 2013 in AncestryDNA

Are you ready for some new tools to help process your hundreds (or thousands) of AncestryDNA matches? DNA is turning out to be a fantastic and fascinating new tool for family history research. As the AncestryDNA database continues to grow, so does the number of potential matches you receive. To help turn more of those… Read more

AncestryDNA wins the Utah Innovation Award in consumer software and web services

Posted by Stephen Baloglu on May 15, 2013 in AncestryDNA, Company News

AncestryDNA was honored as the winner of the Utah Innovation Awards under the consumer software and web services category. Eight other innovation winners were also recognized in various categories from biotechnology to mechanical systems manufacturing. Finalists in the consumer software and web services category include LumiBook by School Improvement Network and MyCurrent by Overstock –… Read more

AncestryDNA honors moms this Mother’s Day with a DNA test that’s for women too

Posted by Stephen Baloglu on May 12, 2013 in AncestryDNA

Mother’s Day. It’s the perfect time to show the woman who made you who you are just how much you love her. And now, you can discover even more about who you are, who your mom is and about all the other moms in your family tree. Did you know that AncestryDNA is our newest,… Read more

AncestryDNA Celebrates DNA Day. Wait, What’s DNA Day?

Posted by Stephen Baloglu on April 25, 2013 in AncestryDNA

Happy DNA Day! Once a year, the scientific community takes time out to recognize some amazing achievements in DNA science. Two keystone events are the discovery of the DNA double helix structure in 1953 by Francis Crick and James Watson and the declaration 50 years later, in 2003, that the Human Genome Project was complete…well,… Read more

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