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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 some cases descendants were so similar to their ancestors, it seemed as though we were...

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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...

 

Win a DNA Test for Mother’s Day! #momsdna

Each of us gets about half our DNA from our mother and half from our father, so it’s really no surprise that we can all think of characteristics and traits...

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5 Reasons Why MyHeritage DNA is the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day in the United States — and in other countries around the world — is fast approaching, and there is no better gift for Mom this year than...

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DNA Day: 11 Things You Might Not Know About DNA

Today marks National DNA Day, commemorating the enormous achievement of University of Cambridge scientists James Watson and Francis Crick in discovering the structure of DNA for which they later received a...

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Prince Ea Uncovers His Roots Through MyHeritage DNA

We’re excited to announce a partnership with the popular spoken-word artist, Prince Ea. Prince Ea is an American rapper, music video director and rights activist from St Louis, Missouri...

 

Easter Competition Winner

We recently asked our readers to search for our Easter image in three old blog posts on the MyHeritage blog for the chance to win a MyHeritage DNA test...

 

Guest Post: My MyHeritage DNA Experience

This is a guest post by genealogist James L. Tanner, a retired trial attorney from Arizona now living in Utah. He is the author of two popular genealogy blogs, Genealogy’s...

 

Guest Post: Introduction to Genetic Genealogy

This is a guest post by Legacy Tree Genealogists. They provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and...

 

MyHeritage DNA Featured on Fox and Friends

Fox News recently invited MyHeritage to the channel’s Fox & Friends morning show to talk about MyHeritage DNA and to help the show’s hosts learn more about each host’s...

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DNA Testing: Seven guidelines for adoptees

This is a guest post by Richard Hill, author of two books on DNA testing. “Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA” is an...

 

DNA Matching Enhanced with New Features

DNA Matching is one of the main features of the MyHeritage DNA kit. It is also still available for free for users who have tested with other DNA services. We’ve...

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MyHeritage DNA kits are on their way!

The successful launch of MyHeritage DNA, our affordable, simple to use, at-home DNA tests to uncover ethnic origins and discover new relatives, met with a huge demand. We have been working around...