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From STRs to SNPs – An update on my yDNA Testing

Back in 2014 one of my earliest blogs was about my yDNA testing (If you remember your school biology, yDNA is the sex-chromosome that sons get passed, virtually intact, from their father, daughter’s get a second x chromosome). Things have … Continue reading

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Dalwhinnie 15 Year old whisky – “The Gentle Spirit” ?

I’ve had a bottle of the Dalwhinnie 15 year old whisky sitting in the drinks cupboard for well over a year. This doesn’t mean I’m avoiding it, it’s more a case that I’m having trouble deciding what to think of … Continue reading

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HelloFresh arrives in Germany – Quick Review

Last Thursday our first box of weekly meals from hellofresh.de arrived here at Learnalittle towers. I thought it might be useful to give a short “snap” review of it for anyone else thinking of using the service here in Germany. … Continue reading

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People of the British Isles (POBI) Project – A Short Genetic summary

The People of the British Isles Project is important and interesting, but in case you haven’t heard about it let me summarise. As the website states “The project has two purposes, the first to help medical research, and the second … Continue reading

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Cash for Crash

For a long time my only experience of “Dashcams” (Car-Dashboard mounted cameras) was watching scary Russian youtube videos highlighting the dangers of driving in the former USSR. They featured crazed drivers and pedestrians causing or escaping from crashes on the … Continue reading

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Genetic Genealogists discuss Ethical standards

A number of eminent Genetic Genealogists have recently published a paper on the seemingly ignored topic of ethics in Genetic Genealogy. The paper can be reviewed here. Yesterday I read the paper and dashed off my thoughts (before I forget them). … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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