Your DNA has a story. It's time to discover it. Now it's easier than ever to explore your ethnic heritage, and possibly find new cousins along the way.
The way DNA is passed from generation to generation is fascinating. Here's a look at how eye color is inherited. Want to know more about what you inherited from your ancestors? Take an Ancestry.com AncestryDNA test and learn more about your ethnicity. #ancestry #ancestrydna #dna #genealogy
From CNN: Today we use DNA tests to tell us about all kinds of things -- from Justin Bieber's baby daddy status to the innocence of a man sitting on death row. But genetic scientists are doing more than trying to prove Bigfoot's existence. Here are five cool things DNA testing can do.
5 cool things DNA testing can do
Chris Burton was simply hoping to discover his ancestors’ homelands when he took his AncestryDNA test. But when his test results came in, Chris, who was adopted at birth, learned he had a close family connection, possibly a first cousin. Would that link him to his birth family? Watch the whole story unfold as Chris sits down with Katie Couric on Katie! #genealogy #adoption
Among the many benefits of the new AncestryDNA test is that, not only can women take it, but the test includes links to your past on both your paternal and maternal lines. Read Renee's story about confirming family stories of Irish ancestry and a connection to the famous McCoy clan. #AncestryDNA #dna #genealogy
Mara Parker was put up for adoption the day she was born. She met her mother when she was 18, but still felt a gap in her life. She wanted to know her father. Armed with only his name, she spent the next 25 years looking for the man that didn't know she existed. Her answer finally came when she took the AncestryDNA test and was connected to her half sister. Mara would then meet her father for the first time on the Steve Harvey Show. #genealogy #dna #AncestryDNA
AncestryDNA discoveries made easier with the help of the shaky leaf. This new kind of hint will help you easily spot a DNA match who shares an ancestor with you - we call it the "Shared Ancestor Hint." Learn more here. #genealogy #AncestryDNA #DNA
You took the new AncestryDNA test. Now you have dozens of cousin matches. Join Crista Cowan as she shares her tips and tricks for sorting through all of those matches and making connections that will help grow your family tree. #DNA #genealogy
Dr. Ken Chahine, Senior Vice President and General Manager of AncestryDNA, was invited to give a keynote presentation on the AncestryDNA product, how it works, and what its latest innovations mean for the future of genetics. Take a look at a few of the key messages from Ken’s presentation. Ancestry.com #genealogy #DNA
Just recently I received my AncestryDNA kit results and I can honestly say I was pretty shocked by them. For the most part, on my father’s side, my family has been in this country since the Mayflower – or came on ships that followed soon after. Others came down through Canada from Nova Scotia. Everything I knew about my Dad’s side of the family brought me back to England and Scotland. My mother’s side is a bit different since the majority of her family only goes back in the U.S...