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My DNA Test Story (I)

On May 14, 2013, one of my favorite movie stars, Angelina Jolie published an article in the New York Times titled “My Medical Choice.” In the article, she announced her decision: to do a breast removal surgery.  1,407 more words


Unlocking DNA

Who I am

For Christmas (after many obnoxiously heavy-handed hints), my husband got me a 23 and me genetic testing kit.  I was so super stoked about it.  417 more words


More on Admixture Testing

Don’t compare apples to oranges.

I will attempt to explain the problems about parental populations and genetic tests for the typical Type I “movement” Nutzi dimwit. 468 more words

DNA testing

I have been interested in the different DNA tests available, like ancestry or 23andMe. (I am not endorsing any products).

At one time, I worked at a company that did DNA work.   372 more words

DNA Sales February 8, 2017

Update: February 8, 2017 – FTDNA’s Family Finder (their autosomal test) is now on sale for $59 through February 14, 2018 and they are offering discounts if you add Y-37, Y-67, or mtDNA when ordering Family Finder. 916 more words


A Losing Battle

This is the kind of losing battle to be happy about.  I mentioned, in my last post, that I’d gained significant weight during the transition to my new job (20 pounds, to be exact).  737 more words


Who Tests the X Chromosome?

Recently, someone asked which of the major DNA testing companies test the X chromosome and which ones use the X in matching. How does this difference influence the quality of our matches? 1,196 more words

Family Tree DNA