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Latin, Hebrew Records of ‘Romans’ in Arizona Vindicated

New book tells lost history of Jewish merchants and soldiers called Rhadanites among the Mexican Indians developing turquoise mining in Arizona and New Mexico. Excavators in 1925 display a Roman sword with a sea-monster on it and fan-shaped military standard, two of over thirty ceremonial objects cast in lead and engraved with the lost-wax process in the years around 850. The Hohokam Pioneer Period artifacts had been considered hoaxes until Donald Yates' study of their script-forms. (more)

DNA Fingerprint Plus ranks in top 3 ancestry DNA tests

Buyer Ranking is a magazine that tests and then reviews different products and deals. Its objective is to help consumers get superior products and services at the best prices. “We test products, examine research studies, and consult with doctors and scientists in order to provide these services…” They have tested the DNA Fingerprint Plus and included it in their top ranking for DNA ancestry tests.


Rare Genes from History one of the Best Ancestry DNA Tests

For the second time, Rare Genes from History DNA Test has been ranked in the 2017 wiki of the best ancestry DNA tests. This ranking consists of a video guide and an overall look at ancestry DNA test options available in the United States. (more)

Unveiling Population Pages

The idea behind DNA Consultants’ ancestry product is simple. Test your DNA profile—the same markers used on TV detective shows—and see if the numbers match known populations as collected by forensic scientists. The key is a standard table of 30 variables or “alleles” called short tandem repeats (STRs) gathered from across your chromosomes. (more)

DNA and You Is First Collection of Blog Posts of Its Sort

DNA and You, the second in our Series on Consumer Genetics, has been published and is widely available now in print versions and in an ebook, or Kindle. This photo of the authors, Donald N. Yates and his wife Teresa A. Yates, accompanies the blurb on the back cover. It was taken in Kusadasi, Turkey on one of the couple's research trips in 2011, or about midway through the period of reporting covered by the book, which has been over ten years in the making. (more)

Cherokee DNA Population Match Available

We are extremely pleased to announce the introduction of atDNA 6.0, the latest and most advanced build of the forensic database used in our DNA Fingerprint family of ancestry tests. The new version includes for the first time a special Native American population named U.S. Cherokee Admixed (n=62) (more)

Cherokee DNA Studies Available November 30

What began ten years ago with a steady stream of customers complaining that their mitochondrial DNA results must be wrong has now become a major game-changing study of an American Indian tribe's genetic genealogy (more)