Genealogy Adventures

How to Compare Unrelated People on AncestryDNA

This article from the DNA Genealogy blog absolutely rocks!! I’ve tried this exercise out, taking it for…

Genetic Genealogy: Parental Phasing Explained

The wonderful DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy blog has been posting a series of excellent articles on…

Mapping my YDNA flow in Africa

I’ve spent the past week and a bit looking more closely at the YDNA I inherited…

Can we really make assumptions about African American DNA admixtures?

I caught up  with some of the geneticist team who were going to be a part…

Mapping my father’s mtDNA to African tribes

It probably comes as no surprise that I’m a conceptual thinker. And few things aid my…

New DNA adventure show concept, new TV production conversations

I’ve spent the past week and a bit in talks with a broadcasting company about a…

How the term ‘Bantu’ tripped up my genetic genealogy journey

This post is the last in a series of issues, challenges, and barriers I’ve faced in…

Why I struggle with ‘West Africa’ as a genetic classification

I’ve had fun playing around with some free autosomal DNA analysis tools via Gedmatch and DNA…

The ladies of “The Real” DNA test results

The ladies of “The Real” took DNA tests to find out their ethnic identities, and the…

How Your Autosomal DNA Identifies Your Ancestors

All of autosomal genetic genealogy is based on these concepts of inheritance and matching, so if…