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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...

5 Tips for an Adoption-Related Search

This is a guest post by Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGC, genetic counselor, blogger, writer, and consultant. Through her private practice, Watershed DNA, Brianne offers support and professional guidance 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...

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...

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...