DNA

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 only, received an amazing response. More than 10,000 applications were submitted so far to receive...

 

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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Major Upgrade to the MyHeritage Chromosome Browser for Better Exploration of DNA Matches

We are excited to announce a major upgrade to the Chromosome Browser on MyHeritage. With this upgrade, we’ve upped our genetic genealogy game considerably. If you have taken the...

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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...

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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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