MyHeritage Blog - Archive

Borussia Dortmund Players Test with MyHeritage DNA

We’re thrilled to be partnering with one of the biggest soccer teams in the world, Borussia Dortmund, for their 2018 U.S. summer tour! As an official Borussia Dortmund U.S. Tour...

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Reaching Out to Close Genetic Relatives

This is a guest post by Richard Hill, a DNA testing adviser, blogger, author, and presenter. After becoming the first adoptee to identify his own biological family through genetic...

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Memorable Royal Weddings

This week marks the long-awaited wedding of Prince Harry, who is now sixth in line to the throne, behind the newborn Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge. Prince Harry...

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5 Tips for an Adoption-Related Search

This is a guest post by Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGC, genetic counselor, blogger, writer, and consultant. Through her private practice, Watershed DNA, Brianne offers support and professional guidance to...

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User Story: MyHeritage DNA Uncovers Ancestor’s Past

MyHeritage user Delbert Ritchhart from San Diego, California is an avid genealogist. Despite making multiple genealogy breakthroughs over the years, there was still a big open question when it...

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Introducing the Health Family Tree

We are happy to release a new layer to your family history experience on MyHeritage: the Health Family Tree. This is a free feature, currently in beta mode and...

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DNA Quest Update

Applications are now closed to DNA Quest, our pro bono project to provide 15,000 free MyHeritage DNA kits to adoptees and their family members to help them reunite. The international community...

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Watch: Special Webinar with MyHeritage’s Founder and CEO

We invite you to watch a webinar that aired two days ago featuring Gilad Japhet, MyHeritage’s Founder and CEO, for an intimate view of his brainchild, MyHeritage. Gilad shares...

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Mother’s Day: Celebrate a #StrongMom for your chance to win!

“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’d like to highlight just what it takes to...

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New Feature: Pedigree View for Family Trees

You asked for it, and we developed it for you! This week, we released a Pedigree View mode for family trees, created in response to popular demand from our...

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DNA Basics Chapter 5: How DNA testing works

DNA testing is a great tool for discovering your family history and it is now more accessible than ever. With a simple cheek swab — no spit or blood...

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Guest Post: Researching Women Suffragists

This is a guest post by Gena Philibert-Ortega. Gena is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines including FGS Forum, APG Quarterly, Internet Genealogy,...

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