Tags:DNA

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...

Meet the MyHeritage Science Team

The Science Team at MyHeritage is made up of talented scientists who are extremely passionate about genetics and making an impact on the world. They research and advance our...

Developing a DNA Testing Plan

This is a guest post by Paul Woodbury, a Senior Researcher for our research partners, Legacy Tree Genealogists. The worldwide genealogy research firm has extensive expertise in combining genetic genealogy...

Introducing the DNA Match Review Page

If you’ve taken a MyHeritage DNA test or uploaded your DNA data to MyHeritage, then you will have received a list of your DNA Matches. The list shows people...

DNA and Genealogy: Why Test Your Older Relatives

Why should you consider testing your older relatives before exploring your own genetic genealogy? The answer lies in genetic inheritance patterns. There are four types of genetic inheritance patterns...

Uncanny Resemblances: Father look-alikes

Although we each receive equal amounts of DNA from each of our parents, half from our mother and half from our father, we can still resemble one parent, over...