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This is a new course from the Ancestry Academy which explains how the AncestryDNA DNA Circles feature works. There are some excellent bite-size videos in this course. I particularly recommend the two sections on genetic inheritance and the section on population genetics which explain some of the limitations of trying to triangulate matching segments to make inferences about fifth to distant cousins. The content on which this course is based is included in the DNA Circles help menu but it is very helpful to have it all spelt out.

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In support of Wikipedia
When speaking to others about Wikipedia, I often get reactions not unlike the attitudes toward the public family trees found all over the Web (but predominantly on Ancestry.com), namely, that you should never trust it, because it is nothing but errors. Of c...

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The business of genetic ancestry
There is a programme going out next Tuesday 26th May on BBC Radio 4 on the "business of genetic ancestry". The programme is presented by Dr Adam Rutherford and includes interviews with Professor Mark Jobling from the University of Leicester, my colleague Pr...

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Society of Genealogist #genealogy challenge for International Women's Day 2015 - March 8 . Post or Tweet a picture of your sassiest & most fascinating woman ancestor #MakeItHappen 
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