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DNA Painter tool

Here is a new tool to explore that helps you to map DNA segments to your ancestors. It’s only in beta at the moment but looks promising: https://dnapainter.com/

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DNA Workshop

DNA Workshop Date: Sat 21st October, 2017 Time: 11:30am – 4pm Presenter: Kerri Small, founder of the Australian DNA Hub Purpose: to gain an understanding of resources available through DNA tests and family history research. This is for people who … Continue reading

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SAGHS DNA meeting

South Australian Genealogical and Heraldry Society DNA Group Meeting Topic: What do we really want from DNA testing? Wed 18th Oct at 7:30pm Society Library and Research Centre, 201 Unley Road, Unley Message from DNA convenor Richard Merry: The subject … Continue reading

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Upcoming webinar at SAG

There an online webinar coming up at Society of Australian Genealogists: Date: Thurs Oct 26th from 8pm to 9pm AEDT Location: Your place! Presenter: David Nicholson, Living DNA (UK) Bookings essential: $12 members only Go behind the scenes with Living DNA and discover the journey … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Heritage Project

Prof Cooper and his team at the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA have just published a new article in Nature about the Aboriginal Heritage Project which sheds light on the deep history of Aboriginal migration over 50,000 years ago. Here are … Continue reading

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Rootstech 2017 DNA videos

There are some excellent free online videos about DNA that have been presented at this year’s Rootstech 2017 convention. Diahan Southard’s DNA: The Glue That Holds Families Together Angie Bush’s My Ancestors are in My DNA Dana Drutman’s DNA Matching … Continue reading

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Ancestry.com new username feature

Ancestry have a new feature whereby when you Search > Member Directory and then go to that person’s page, it will show you if that person has taken a DNA test and whether or not they match you. For example, … Continue reading

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