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DNA Solves a Mystery and Connects a Family

Susie W., aged 39, has been using MyHeritage since December 2015. She grew up with her mother in Papua New Guinea. She is now married with six children. Growing up, Susie always felt that she looked and acted differently from the rest of her...

 

Introducing the DNA Match Review Page

If you’ve taken a MyHeritage DNA test or uploaded your DNA data to MyHeritage, then you will have received a list of your DNA Matches. The list shows people...

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Siblings Making up for Lost Time

Kyle Gulden, a US Army Veteran from New Jersey had been trying to find family members on his father’s side of the family since he was 7 years old...

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DNA and Genealogy: Why Test Your Older Relatives

Why should you consider testing your older relatives before exploring your own genetic genealogy? The answer lies in genetic inheritance patterns. There are four types of genetic inheritance patterns...

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Sheila’s Biological Father Revealed through DNA

Sheila Trevett had the surprise of her life when her MyHeritage DNA results came back, and she uncovered the truth about her real biological father. For over 23 years,...

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Uncanny Resemblances: Father look-alikes

Although we each receive equal amounts of DNA from each of our parents, half from our mother and half from our father, we can still resemble one parent, over...

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Mother and Daughter Reunited after 50 Years Apart

Cathy searched for many years for her daughter Karen but was never able to find her. It took 50 years after mother and baby were separated for them to...

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Mother and Daughter Reunited Through MyHeritage DNA

Suzanne Colton, 64, always yearned to find her biological mother. She went to considerable efforts searching, but was never successful. After seeing a recent segment on the daily television show Fox...

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MyHeritage Helps Fox & Friends Presenter Discover Her Roots

What a great way to start the morning! MyHeritage was just featured on Fox & Friends where we helped television meteorologist Janice Dean uncover her family history. Friend of MyHeritage...

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Introducing Our New DNA Ethnicity Analysis

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new and improved DNA Ethnicity Estimate. MyHeritage DNA now provides users with a percentage-based estimate of their ethnic origins covering 42 ethnic regions, more than any other...

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MyHeritage DNA Reactions

Ever since MyHeritage DNA was introduced in November, our kits have become wildly popular. Our users can’t help but share their enthusiasm as they open the beautifully designed, colorful...

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Father Look-alike Competition: Win a MyHeritage DNA Kit!

Back in July 2015, we held a look-alike photo competition and asked users to send in look-alike pictures of family members from different generations. The results were incredible. In...

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Mother and Daughter Reunited

MyHeritage is proud to have recently reunited a mother and daughter who had been separated for over 43 years. Robin Adair Passey of Mesa, Arizona, never forgot the daughter she...

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