AncestryDNA Vs. 23andMe: A Comparison

AncestryDNA Vs. 23andMe: A Comparison

Comparisons
When you compare AncestryDNA and 23andMe you will find that the companies are both excellent at what they do. However, they provide slightly different services which are marketed to different types of users. Ancestry focuses on genealogy testing and analysis, which a whole suite of tools for building and researching your family tree. 23andMe combines a simpler version of ancestry testing with genetic health testing to provide a larger set of information from your genetic material. Both companies excel in certain areas, while both companies also have weaknesses. Check out the executive summary of this Ancestry vs. 23andMe comparison here, or read the whole thing below! we also made a similar comparison of Ancestry vs MyHeritage. Company overview and basic data [su_table] 23andMe Ancestry Can be used for Genetic overview…
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AncestryDNA Vs. MyHeritage

AncestryDNA Vs. MyHeritage

Comparisons
AncestryDNA Vs. MyHeritage - Both of these companies started with software to build and maintain family trees. In the late 2010s, both companies expanded into the DNA direct-to-consumer testing market. Ancestry and MyHeritage now both offer genealogy DNA test kits in addition to their family tree subscription services which provide research and documentation of your family history. Both companies focus mainly on recent genealogy, and neither provides mtDNA, Y-DNA, or health-related genetic testing services. Check out the executive summary of this Ancestry vs. MyHeritage comparison here, or read the whole thing below! (we made a similar comparison for 23andMe vs Ancestry here). Company overview and basic data  [su_table] AncestryDNA MyHeritage Can be used for Personal Ancestry Personal Ancestry DNA collection Saliva Collection Cheek Swab Number of SNPs tested 637,639 702,442 DNA sample…
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11 Times DNA Testing Changed Lives

11 Times DNA Testing Changed Lives

Comparisons, Genealogy
When it comes to DNA testing, the results can be life-changing. Millions of people are now getting direct-to-consumer top notch DNA tests, by companies like 23andMe or Ancestry.com and many of them are finding surprises within their genome. Some of these are good surprises, while other times people wish they had never taken the DNA test. Below are some of the most interesting stories to have surfaced. Reader Beware! Not all of these stories have a happy ending….   Woman Finds “Dad” is Not Biological Father https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/an-innocent-dna-test-changed-my-whole-world-20181022-p50b87.html Rose Mayeux took a DNA test to learn more about her Italian heritage. To her surprise, the test came back saying she had no Italian heritage whatsoever. Thinking the results were incorrect, she had her brother take the test. His results came back…
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