DNA

A 50-Year Search Wins an Emmy: Mother, daughter reunite

MyHeritage is all about family. That’s what we do. Whether it’s making it possible for our global members to research their family trees, or to learn more about themselves via DNA, it is all about family. But when we use DNA to reconnect families...

 

New Feature: Ethnicities Around the World

Now that MyHeritage DNA has surpassed one million people in the DNA database — we’re releasing a fun and original feature based on aggregated, anonymous ethnicity data from our...

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Contacting DNA Matches is Now Free

In response to popular demand, Contacting DNA Matches is now available to all MyHeritage DNA users for free. This remains free for people who uploaded DNA data to MyHeritage,...

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Good Morning Britain Hosts Receive Their MyHeritage DNA Results Live on Air

Four hosts on the TV morning show Good Morning Britain, took a MyHeritage DNA test. MyHeritage was invited on to the show to reveal the hosts’ results, and to...

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Lonely Planet Staffers Plan Their Next Trip Based on MyHeritage DNA Results

Lonely Planet is the go-to content destination for travelers all over the world seeking to plan and design their next trip. Four Lonely Planet staffers took a MyHeritage DNA...

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DNA Basics Chapter 2: The Structure of DNA

In November, we introduced the new DNA Basics blog series where we answer some of the most common questions MyHeritage DNA users ask about DNA testing for family history...

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Major Updates and Improvements to MyHeritage DNA Matching

We’re excited to announce major updates and improvements to DNA Matching rolled out today for all our users. Anyone who took a MyHeritage DNA test, and anyone who uploaded...

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Margie Reunites With Family This Christmas Thanks to MyHeritage DNA

Christmas took on a whole new meaning this year for Margie Lee and her family. From the age of 6, Margie knew that she was adopted. Her adoptive mother...

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Introducing MyHeritage Surveys

At MyHeritage, we constantly develop new ways for our users to explore their origins and learn more about who they are. Our Science Team, led by world-renowned genetics pioneer...

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Google for Genealogy: Search tricks to tease out information

This is a guest post by Jessica Taylor, president of Legacy Tree Genealogists, the recommended research partner of MyHeritage. Jessica gave a phenomenal talk during our One-Day Genealogy Seminar...

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Good Morning America Features MyHeritage DNA Reunion Live on Air!

We’re very happy to share this emotional and exciting reunion between a daughter and her birth mother who met for the first time today live on Good Morning America,...

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New MyHeritage DNA Commercial for the Holidays: Discover the layers within you

We’re delighted to introduce our new TV commercial for the holidays. As a family history and DNA company, we know what a tremendous gift it can be to discover...

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DNA Basics Chapter 1: A New Blog Series

Hi, I’m Yael and as a new member of the MyHeritage team, I’m excited to share with you a new DNA Basics blog series. I completed my Ph.D. research...

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