Hispanic Genetics: What are the origins and trends?

Hispanic Genetics: What Are the Origins and Trends?

A look at the history and origins of Hispanic genetics and other resources for those with Hispanic ancestry who are looking to learn more.


September 2022 in Review

September 2022 in Review

We were able to add over 1,000 branches to the Y-DNA Haplotree in September across all haplogroups.


Eurasia’s Southern Arc Has History Uncovered in New Study

Eurasia’s Southern Arc Has History Uncovered in New Study

New information regarding migration patterns and aDNA emerges from the Southern Arc, providing new information about Y-DNA haplogroups.


A Deeper Dive Into Age Estimates: The Scientific Details of the updated TMRCA Age Estimates

Scientific Details: A Deeper Dive Into Age Estimates

Researchers at FamilyTreeDNA go deeper into the methods they used to update their latest release of the TMRCA age estimates they use.


Time Tree: A New Discover Feature

Time Tree: A New Discover Feature

The Time Tree puts ancient DNA, notable connections, current testers, and the TMRCA age estimates into a single view for you to explore.


An Unknown Lineage Found For James Webb and Edwin Hubble

An Unknown Lineage Found For James Webb and Edwin Hubble

With FamilyTreeDNA Discover, we uncovered a connection between James Webb and Edwin Hubble that goes beyond telescopes.


Tree paradoxes occur when some of the tree stems do not add up to the same length.

Big Y Age Estimates: Updates and the Battle of Falkirk

FamilyTreeDNA has made updates to the TMRCA (Time to Most Recent Common Ancestor) that will improve age estimates in the Tree of Humankind.


Ancient Connections Sample Report from FamilyTreeDNA Discover

What is aDNA? An Analysis of Ancient DNA

FamilyTreeDNA explores what ancient DNA (aDNA) is and what it means for modern people as more information comes to light.


FamilyTreeDNA Discover™

Introducing FamilyTreeDNA Discover™

FamilyTreeDNA is taking paternal DNA testing to a whole new level. Discover fun facts and connections through the magic of the Y chromosome.


The map shows the migration of the different mitochondrial haplogroups across Africa

A 100,000-Year-Old Human Lineage Rediscovered

The Million Mito Project Team from FamilyTreeDNA recently discovered an ancient lineage from Eastern Africa through mitochondrial DNA.