DNA

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 just added several useful new features to DNA Matching, to make it easier for you to find and...

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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...

 

MyHeritage DNA: New feature added – Ancestral Surnames

Today we released an important new feature in DNA Matches: the display of common ancestral surnames for every match. This was a frequent request among the many users who have uploaded DNA data to MyHeritage,...

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[Watch] This is what happens to your DNA at the lab

Yesterday we announced the launch of MyHeritage DNA, our global DNA testing service for uncovering your ethnic origins and making new family connections. Once you’ve purchased a DNA kit, received it...

 

MyHeritage DNA: Your Questions Answered

Following yesterday’s launch of MyHeritage DNA, we’ve received a lot of positive feedback, and many questions about the new service. Genetic genealogist CeCe Moore brought some of these questions to our...

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Introducing MyHeritage DNA

We’re excited to announce the launch of MyHeritage DNA, our new global genetic testing service, fully integrated into MyHeritage. This is big news: we now offer a simple, affordable and easy-to-use DNA home testing kit...

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DNA Matching Now Out of Beta!

In September we released DNA Matching in Beta mode. We are happy to announce that it is now out of Beta. As a reminder, MyHeritage allows people who have tested...

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DNA Matching Now Live

In mid-May, we gave MyHeritage users who have taken a DNA test the ability to upload DNA data to benefit from free DNA Matching, once we complete developing it...

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MyHeritage is Adding Free DNA Matching

We have some good news for the genealogy community. We are constantly developing new ways to advance genealogy through the latest technological innovations. One of the most exciting frontiers...

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MyHeritage Reunites Two Brothers Separated for 65 Years

“I can’t tell you what it means to finally meet my brother after 65 years.” At MyHeritage, we regularly hear from our users about life-changing discoveries they have made...

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Our Stories: From illness to discovery

In September 2015, Jacob Eric Stathers, 63, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and began treatment. While undergoing chemotherapy, he found himself with extra time on his hands, and he...

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5 New Year’s Resolutions Every Genealogist Should Set

This is a guest post by Lorine McGinnis Schulze of Olive Tree Genealogy. Lorine is a Canadian genealogist who has been involved in genealogy and history for over 30...

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Family Photos: Why do people look alike?

Although 60 years may separate two photos, the face is the same. The smile is the same. The ears, the eyes. Although two generations have passed, it’s as if...

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