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Searching for Biological Relatives: From DNA Test to Reunion

This is a guest post by Richard Weiss. Richard is the Executive Vice President and Director of Programs at DNAAdoption. He found his birth mother through a traditional search and birth father through a DNA search. He is an experienced genetic genealogist and adoption...

 

Heartfelt Father’s Day Reunion Featured on the Today Show

When Sarah DeMars, 41, received her MyHeritage DNA results, she could not believe her eyes. After years of searching for her biological family and having received inaccurate information from...

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8 International Soccer Legends Uncover Their Roots

In anticipation of this summer’s tournament, MyHeritage teamed up with eight international soccer (AKA football!) legends to help them discover their roots. We revealed their DNA ethnicity results and...

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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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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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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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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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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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DNA Quest Goes Global

Last month we launched DNA Quest, a new pro bono initiative to help adoptees and their birth families reunite through genetic testing. The initiative, initially launched in the USA...

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New: Improvements in the One-to-Many Chromosome Browser

We have continued to listen to our users and have implemented improvements to the recently released One-to-Many Chromosome Browser, that our users have requested! Three new additions make it...

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New: Easier navigation in your DNA Match list

At MyHeritage our users’ feedback is extremely important to us. We do our best to listen to the community to provide the best possible family history research experience. Today...

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DNA Basics Chapter 4: A Glossary of Terms

We’ve covered quite a few concepts in the DNA Basics series so far. Here is a glossary of terms both as a review, and as a helpful reference for...

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