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Appalachian Journal Publishes Melungeon Study

Donald Yates and Elizabeth Hirschmann explore the ethnic identity of Melungeon people in “Toward a Genetic Profile of Melungeons in Southern Appalachia” in the Appalachian Journal, which announced a new issue and new look! (more)


Jewish Voice Project Update

In the fall of 2010, Dr. Donald Yates revealed that autosomal DNA can unlock people's Jewish heritage in an interview with Rabbi Jonathan Bernis of Jewish Voice Ministries (more)


Introducing the DNA Fingerprint Plus

Since the disappearance of DNAPrint and AncestryByDNA from the market in February the demand for an autosomal test that would tell you whether you had Native American or other admixture and estimate what mix you had, has been unmet. (more)