September 2022 in Review

September 2022 in Review

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


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.


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.


Newly-identified Male Lineage May Reshape the Story of the First Americans

An Oregon man discovers his Y-DNA is shared with an ancient man, whose remains were found in Nevada’s Lovelock cave.