Published by Dna-eXplained: We Match…But Are We Related?

Last week, I received this question from a reader, we’ll call him Jim: “I match Susie on the HVR1 and HVR2 regions of our mitochondrial DNA….but I was just wondering….are we related?’ Well, the answer is yes…and maybe. You see, the answer hinges on the definition of the word “related.” If Jim means related at any point […]

Published by DNA-eXplained: Family Tree DNA Sale – ‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

…And all through the house, Mom was depressed because She hadn’t bought anything yet, Not even one blouse. She looked at the calendar, Wondering what she would do, When a wise mouse piped up, Right out of the blue. Order DNA kits for everyone, The gift of ancestors past, And they can still be here […]