Melissa Humphrey

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Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it.<p>As soon as I was born, I was already destined to die earlier than half the babies in my maternity ward – a curse that I can do little to avoid. The reason? My sex. …

Newcastle University

Applying Autosomal DNA to Complex Genealogical Questions

A new must-read piece of genealogical scholarship using autosomal DNA as evidence was published this week in the <i>National Genealogical Society</i> …

Sorting Dates in Excel for Your Genealogy Timelines

Timelines are awesome tools for genealogy. They can help us spot inconsistencies and identify gaps in our research. Spreadsheets, such as Excel, make …

Data Visualization

Top Genealogy Websites, Pt. 2: Google Books & Internet Archive

Here are the top two websites that will save you time and get you 24/7 access to online genealogical libraries with more than one million books: …

A Fresh Look at Organizing Genealogy Files -- Part Two

From my first post on this topic, I will repeat the two rules that start the process of organization:<p><b>Rule 1: Every document has an owner</b> <b><br>Rule 2: Every</b> …

Genealogy gold mine: Millions of wills now online

Thousands of amateur genealogists who fantasize about being left a fortune by a distant relative can now get a reality check. Starting Wednesday, upward of 100 million wills written over the last three centuries will be posted to Ancestry.com, the popular genealogical search engine.<p>Wills trump …