Tips for Giving Thanks

This year, if you find yourself at an awkward Thanksgiving Dinner, it can be helpful to understand how family/friends/loved ones are all connected to you. Family is often about fitting into a complex puzzle, and our differences are more reason to connect even more.


FAMILY FINDER: WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS TEST?

Family Finder is our top-selling DNA kit, ideal for exploring ethnic origins and ancestry. Both males and females can test their autosomal DNA, so this kit is excellent for anyone interested in genetic genealogy—the use of DNA testing to find genetic matches and unlock family history.


Should I Join A Group Project?

A Group Project is a collaborative way for people to work together using their FamilyTreeDNA test results to explore and compare common genetic heritage.


What is Genetic Genealogy Anyway?

Genetic genealogy is the use of DNA testing to determine relationships between individuals, find genetic matches and discover one’s ancestry.