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Genealogy News Episode 99

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS<p>Welcome to the Genealogy News from Geneatopia<p>I’m Patty Roy, also known as Dinah Larkham in Second Life.<p>Today is …

Genealogy

Apartment List Rental Data

<i>Updated March 1, 2017</i><p>Apartment List’s Rent Reports cover rental pricing data in major cities, their suburbs, and their neighborhoods. We provide …

U.S. Travel

Quinton Atkinson — Ancestry’s Senior Director of Global Content Acquisition - Witness Interview | Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation

<b>Witness</b>: <br>Quinton Atkinson —<br>Ancestry’s Senior Director of Global Content Acquisition<p><b>Sunday, March 26, 2017</b> - Ancestry is a science and technology …

Catholicism

Software MacKiev introduces FamilySync™ for Family Tree Maker Software

If you use Family Tree Maker software, you need to be aware of the following announcement written by Ancestry.com and Software MacKiev:<p>Last year, we …

Genealogy

thinking of checking your dna via ancestry.com or 23andMe? re-think it.

i’ve been wondering for a while since the heavy advertising for dna testing to determine your “ancestry” on these sites like ancestry.com. the method …

Security

Investigating the case of human nose shape and climate adaptation

Abstract<p>The evolutionary reasons for variation in nose shape across human populations have been subject to continuing debate. An import function of …

Prehistory

Search 40 Million Historic U.S. Newspaper Pages for Free!

For the last 3 years I have been tracking the online collections made available by the Advantage Preservation company who has contracted with several …

Genealogy

The Most Obese County in Every State

<b>9. Florida</b> <b><br>> Most obese county:</b> Liberty County <b><br>> County obesity rate:</b> 39.6% <b><br>> Statewide obesity rate:</b> 26.4% (tied-13th lowest) <b><br>> Adults who do not</b> …

Obesity

How to Add Sources

Since Family Tree is a collaborative tree and we all share the same ancestors, it’s important to verify the information you enter and provide sources …

Genealogy

Aboriginal DNA study reveals 50,000-year story of sacred ties to land

Analysis of 100 hair samples sheds light on population movement around Australia and depth of links to regions<p>A study of ancient Aboriginal hair samples has revealed distinct Aboriginal populations were present in Australia with little geographical movement for up to 50,000 years.<p>The discovery of …

Genetics

Joking apart, the great tit is a born survivor

Wenlock Edge Since the 1960s the great tit population has doubled. These dapper but tough birds are becoming a global power<p>Great tits will take over the world. You see my problem already – it’s the name. Unless you can disassociate from the <i>Carry On innuendo</i> of “tit”, this bird is always going to be …

Nature

I tried National Geographic's next-generation ancestry test and was surprised by my results

By now, I should have a crystal-clear picture of my ancestry.<p>Both 23andMe and AncestryDNA have done a good job of confirming my Scandinavian origins.<p>So when I decided to try National Geographic's new Geno 2.0 test, I expected my results to be roughly the same.<p>National Geographic's Genographic …

Genealogy

Ancestry and demography and descendants of Iron Age nomads of the Eurasian Steppe

Altmetric: 22<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Martina Unterländer<br>• , Friso Palstra<br>• , Iosif Lazaridis<br>• , Aleksandr Pilipenko<br>• , Zuzana Hofmanová<br>• , Melanie Groß<br>• , …

Anthropology

RootsMagic Shows Ancestry TreeShare and Ancestry WebHint Preview

Michael Booth on the RootsMagic Blog, in the post A Sneak Preview From the Underground Labs, has provided some preview screens of the new TreeShare …

Genealogy

Genome-Wide Analysis in Brazilians Reveals Highly Differentiated Native American Genome Regions

Despite its population, geographic size, and emerging economic importance, disproportionately little genome-scale research exists into genetic …

Genes

Employment by race and place: snapshots of America

Following the 2016 presidential election, much of the analysis has focused on the role of white working-class voters in rural areas or small towns, …

Demographics

Family Tree DNA Now Accepts Data Transfers from Select 23andme and AncestryDNA Files

<b>Family Tree DNA</b> <b>Now</b> <b>Accepts Data Transfers from Select 23andme and AncestryDNA Files</b> <br>Now, for <b>FREE</b>, you can transfer/upload your 23andMe<i>©</i> and …

Genealogy

New Instant Discoveries Tool Finds Records About Your Ancestors for You

As family historians we are always looking for new tools that can help us discover the information we need to find our ancestors and their stories. …

Genealogy

Championship Archives

<b>U.S. Open</b> <br>2016: Final Recap | Results <br>2015: Final Recap | Results<br>2014: Final Recap | Results <br>2013: Final Recap | Results <br>2012: Final Recap | Results …

Golf

What Can You Do With the World's Largest Family Tree?

Scientists are beginning to find out.<p>Your family tree might contain a few curious revelations. It might alert you to the existence of long-lost third cousins. It might tell you your 10-times-great-grandfather once bought a chunk of Brooklyn. It might reveal that you have royal blood. But when …

Genealogy

30 University of Akron volunteers discover ancestry in 'Rethinking Race'

AKRON, Ohio - Thirty University of Akron volunteers have learned their ethnic mix following DNA testing, which may have changed views on race, …

Cleveland

Mapping “The Hunger Games”: Using location quotients to find the Districts of Panem

<i>“…Panem, the country that rose up out of the ashes of a place that was once called North America.” –</i>The Hunger Games (Scholastic Press)<p>In <i>The Hunger</i> …

Genealogy

Family Tree Maker 2017 Software Announced at #RootsTech

<b>Software MacKiev announced today that Family Tree Maker 2017 will be available in March 2017.</b> <br>There is a RootsTech show special for $29.95 today to …

Genealogy

Ancestry.com analyses user DNA samples to build migration maps of North America

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers at Ancestry, the people behind Ancestry.com, has used genotype data gathered from user kit samples and family tree …

Genetics

The genome of Chenopodium quinoa

Abstract<p><i>Chenopodium quinoa</i> (quinoa) is a highly nutritious grain identified as an important crop to improve world food security. Unfortunately, few …

Biology

Genomic Variation of Inbreeding and Ancestry in the Remaining Two Isle Royale Wolves

Inbreeding, relatedness, and ancestry have traditionally been estimated with pedigree information, however, molecular genomic data can provide more …

Genealogy

Ancestry Publishes New Genetic Research on U.S. Population Structures in Nature Communications

<b>DNA and genealogical information from more than 700,000 AncestryDNA users gives new insight into historical events in North America during the last</b> …

Genealogy

770,000 Tubes of Spit Help Map America’s Great Migrations

America is not the great melting pot that poets like Ralph Waldo Emerson once extolled. At least, that’s not the story that DNA tells, according to …

Genealogy

Your spit tells a powerful tale about the history of US immigration

Genetic data collected from roughly 770,000 tubes of spit are helping researchers get a better idea of the migration patterns that took place once immigrants moved to North America.<p>Published Tuesday in Nature Communications, the study used Ancestry's DNA test along with information users provided …

Genealogy

John Easley II (1712-1746) | WikiTree: The FREE Family Tree

John Easley II (1712 - 1746)<p>John Easley II's Profile<br>• Family Tree & Genealogy Tools<p><b>John</b><p>Born <b>1712</b> in <b>Henrico, Virginia, USA</b><p>Husband of <b>Joyce (Allen) Easley</b> …

Genealogy