If you’re interested in DNA research as it pertains to genealogy, Roberta’s website is worth the follow!
Family Tree DNA has launched a new Learning Center. Meant to be much more comprehensive and interactive than their previous FAQs, with everything available in one centralized place, the new Learning Center encompasses a blog, the former FAQs, Webinar information including currently scheduled and archived past Webinars available, FTDNA’s Forum, a link to group projects, Users Guides, Group Administrator Guides and tools, a glossary, links to scientific papers and more.
In fact, the site is so comprehensive that there is even a tutorial about how to utilize the Learning Center.
One of the best aspects of the Learning Center is that it’s fully searchable. Just as a test, and because I’m a skeptic, I typed the word “heteroplasmy” into the search field. This term, if you’re not familiar, is a relatively obscure term for mitochondrial DNA. About 2% of the people who take a full sequence test will have a heteroplasmic mutation…
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