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An excellent thought-provoking article from +Tony Proctor 
 
Evolution and Genealogy

In this post, I want to pose some thoughts concerning the evolution of genealogy, as opposed to the genealogy of evolution, and consider how my recent visit to RootsTech 2016 may have tempered my prior views.


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An excellent article. Language really does matter.
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Say Hello to the New Facebook Buttons

Likes, being able to be sold and bought have been discredited and deprecated. In a more nuanced world where Facebook needs to know what you think so it can charge marketers more for your emotions it clearly needs more buttons.

They are coming.

Just so long as you understand what you are getting into and why it's happening (i.e. It's not about you. It never has been ;) ). Dive in: http://goo.gl/U1zDWC
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The future is here. The first low-cost whole-genome ancestry test.
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My preliminary thoughts on triangulation. More to follow in a second article.
There have been a lot of discussions in the genetic genealogy community in the last few months in the ISOGG Facebook group and on the ISOGG DNA Newbie list on the subject of triangulation for autosomal DNA. As a contribution ...
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Ancient DNA obtained from Iron Age and Anglo-Saxon skeletons reveals that today’s English are on average 38% of Anglo-Sa…
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I recently had my first confirmed match with a known genealogical cousin at AncestryDNA. This was also my first ever shaky leaf hint at AncestryDNA which was very exciting and it was good to see how the system worked in pract...
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Full Genomes Corporation collaborates with Novogene to offer low-cost whole genome ancestry test for US $895.
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The second and final part of my series on autosomal DNA triangulation looking this time at the phenomenon of triangulated segments.
In the first article in this two-part series I covered the basics of autosomal DNA inheritance and how triangulation can be successfully used to assign segments to specific ancestors within the last five generations or so in ...
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With a major study of ancient bones and DNA, scientists hope to determine where and when dogs first appeared.
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Author of DNA and Social Networking: A Guide to Genealogy in the Twenty-First Century (2011) and The Surnames Handbook (published in October 2012). Honorary Research Associate in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment at University College London.
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