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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.

This handy chart explains how your cousins are related to you. Click through for information about AncestryDNA cousin matches. Blog | The official blog of

Understanding Genetics - Great article about how DNA recombines each generation.

Understanding Genetics

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 AncestryDNA test and learn more about your ethnicity. #ancestry #ancestrydna #dna #genealogy

DNA Tests for Ethnicity & Genealogical DNA testing at AncestryDNA

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

It’s DNA Day today - April 25th! This holiday celebrates the day in 1953 when the structure of DNA was first published. Have you discovered your DNA? If not, you should with AncestryDNA.

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

AncestryDNA now has a new low price of $99 and some great new tools to help you discover even more about your family history. Click here to learn more.

The latest installment of new AncestryDNA features.

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

DNA proves "beyond a reasonable doubt" that the bones found under the parking lot in Leicester last summer are indeed those of Richard III, the last Plantagenet king of England. #genealogy #DNA #AncestryDNA

And the answer is...

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

  • Connie Leonard-Volkman

    Thank you, thank you. I have asked questions before and no one ever answered until now, well sort of but at least an answer of sorts. this was very well presented and good luck with your cold.

AncestryDNA Ethnicity Prediction: Learning to Speak Genetics

AncestryDNA Ethnicity Prediction: Learning to Speak Genetics

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DNA Tests for Ethnicity & Genealogical DNA testing at AncestryDNA
  • Shari

    I'm an Ancestry DNA fan, but pinning a generic ad like this is just spammy. Pinterest, when used by companies, should genuinely highlight cool features, not just try to remind people that the company exists. (Unfollowing now.)

Brick walls are no match for cotton. Learn more about DNA. #genealogy

DNA Tests for Ethnicity & Genealogical DNA testing at AncestryDNA

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. #genealogy #DNA

AncestryDNA at the 2012 Consumer Genetics Conference

Watch the new AncestryDNA™ video from It will change the way you view family history.

DNA Tests for Ethnicity & Genealogical DNA testing at AncestryDNA

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...