The DNA team at MyHeriage consists of a number of talented researchers who burn for genetics. It works with a goal for the eye: helping MyHeritage users understand where they come from using DNA. In this blog post, you can become better acquainted with our DNA experts. Yaniv: Professor Yaniv Erlich is the chief of our DNA team and he is MyHeritage's own DNA rock star.
Now it's even easier to explore your family history while on the go. You can upload and share photos right from your phone or tablet, invite family members, and update your tree when the family collects. The app is available for both iOS and Android - for smartphones and for tablets. Download the MyHeritage app now. The updated version of our app has more useful features than before.
Genealogy Day went off the record with great and educational events throughout the country Saturday 28. October. In Oslo found 400 interested road to the National Archives, where we also in MyHeritage were in place. Genealogy Day is a highlight in the calendar of many of us who conduct genealogy. The day is marked with free events across the country, where scholars, historians and other interested people meet to share, share knowledge and tips with each other.
You have taken DNA testing and you have got your ethnicity overview. But how can genetic testing actually help you with your genealogy? Where do you start? This is a guest post written by Paul Woodbury who is researcher at our research partner Legacy Tree Genealogists. Legacy Tree Genealogists, as an international agency in genealogy research, have great expertise in combining genetic genealogy with traditional genealogical research.
Do scholars know about genetic heritage of previous generations? The simple answer is "yes and no". I have met people who are willing to go through fire and water to get hold of a thing that belonged to a grandfather - while others are quick to throw "the old things". This blog post is written by Joy Shivar, who is the owner of the JustaJoy.com website, where antique dealers and others can track down atnities and old things related to family names.
Have you taken a MyHeritage DNA test or uploaded your DNA data to MyHeritage.com? Then you have got a list of your DNA matches. But how do you read the results? And how are you related to those you match? The list of DNA matches shows who you have common DNA with, how many percent of DNA you have in common and an autogenerated suggestion of what relationship there may be between you.
To celebrate that we now have over 8 billion historical records on MyHeritage - provides the free access to all of the censuses from USA, UK, as well as from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland to ALL registered MyHeritage users in one week!