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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 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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DNA Basics Chapter 3: DNA Expression

In the last post of the DNA Basics series we described the structure of DNA. To summarize briefly: DNA is the instruction manual to each of us. Nucleotides are the...

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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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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...