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Half-Sisters Reunite After 63 Years

When half-sisters Peni and Sue found each other and spoke for the first time, they were amazed by the similarities between them. Peni was shocked by the way their...

Backstreet’s Back!

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with the Backstreet Boys! The band was formed over 25 years ago — They’ve been together for so long that they’re practically family!...

Half-Siblings Reunite After MyHeritage DNA Upload

A MyHeritage DNA test was the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for MyHeritage user Larry Gilbert of Michigan, helping him connect with his half-sister Janice Cafarelli in Massachusetts. Watch the...

Daughter Reunites With Father Days Before His Death

We are proud to help families reunite with their long-lost (and sometimes totally unknown) relatives. In an emotional reunion that recently took place thanks to MyHeritage DNA, Sandra Tirone...

Starting Today: New DNA Upload Policy

If you’ve done a DNA test before on another service, uploading your DNA data to MyHeritage can help you break down genealogical brick walls and uncover new relatives. Genetic...

Free DNA Uploads — Deadline Extended!

Ever since MyHeritage began offering DNA services, we have provided our users the ability to upload their DNA data for free . These users then received DNA Matches and ethnicity...

DNA Basics Chapter 9: Explaining ethnic regions

Your ethnicity estimate is a breakdown of ethnic regions found in the DNA you’ve inherited from your ancestors (on both sides of your family, as this is an autosomal...

DNA Basics Chapter 8: Genotypes and Phenotypes

We’ve gotten a lot of questions recently about the relationship between DNA test results, and traits like blood type and eye color. The answer lies in the relationship between...

Australian Surprise: DNA for the family win

Mariellen Pearce, 59, of High Wycombe, Western Australia, had been researching her family history since she was 25. She learned that she had a half-brother given for adoption by her...

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...