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by dpyates
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: How to add on to prior Primeval DNA test
Replies: 3
Views: 513

Re: How to add on to prior Primeval DNA test

We are planning on a hard launch of the first 10-pack, Ancient Superheroes in mid-August. Once you purchase/upload you will be able to share and add from your account. More news soon! Thanks for following this. It's been a long time in development but it will be worth it! Thank you for all your supp...
by dpyates
Mon May 06, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Names of Skeletons: Where They Come From and What They Mean
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: Names of Skeletons: Individuals from Peqi'in Cave

Individuals from Peqi’in Cave Ancient Israelites Test Although the excavators make little attempt to flesh out the stories of the bones they uncover, DNA Consultants and its customers are interested in all the personal details. In our popup series, we give links, location, dates and haplogroups. An...
by dpyates
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Primeval results
Replies: 11
Views: 1648

Re: Primeval results

Thank you, Marcia for posting your results. We are working on making the results more shareable and understandable. In this phase, it's rather awkward. We'll have a series on our blog about all seven tests, but here is the first I'm copying to this thread.... Bear with me. I'm not good at including ...
by dpyates
Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Names of Skeletons: Where They Come From and What They Mean
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: Names of Skeletons: Where They Come From and What They Mean

Assigned Names of Ancient Individuals in Alphabetical Order All names will have an explanatory popup window with brief information in the description of the relevant test. Abraham (ISR) Adam (ISR) Aeneas (IAE) Agam (ISR) Agata (SAE) Agna (SAE) Aina (SAE) Aitana (SAE) Alberich (IAE) Aldona (SAE) Ale...
by dpyates
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Names of Skeletons: Where They Come From and What They Mean
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: Names of Skeletons: Where They Come From and What They Mean

Here are the names by test... Ancient Israelites Gal, Issec, Sarah, Terah, Nahor, Debra, Abraham, Ashkenaz, Meshach, Hagar, Agam, Keturah, Bruriah, Adam, Hanoch, Eber, Haran, Ruth Roman Britons Gaius, Hadrian, Virgil, Decimus, Silvester, Sebastian, Flavius Chumash Paleo-Indians Leqte, Matipuya, Piyo...
by dpyates
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Names of Skeletons: Where They Come From and What They Mean
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Names of Skeletons: Where They Come From and What They Mean

https://dnaconsultants.com/news/primeval-dna-continues-rollout/ The current news release on DNA Consultants' webpage highlights the subject of names... PRIMEVAL DNA CONTINUES ROLLOUT Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Roman BritainAs part of the phase-in of ancient DNA offerings, DNA Consultants announced the ...
by dpyates
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Croatans and Croatians
Replies: 0
Views: 1325

Croatans and Croatians

It has long been thought the origin of the Croatan Indians of N.C. lay in the "Lost Colony," which supposedly took refuge with a nearby Croatian colony among the Indians. Do Croatan Indians look Croatian. Here's a comparison between C.D. Brewington, the tribal historian of the Croatan Indi...
by dpyates
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: How to add on to prior Primeval DNA test
Replies: 3
Views: 513

Re: How to add on to prior Primeval DNA test

Yes, though the process is a bit awkward in this version of Premieval DNA. You must place a new order, reupload your data and the minimum is three tests. In the full version, which should be available in 2-3 months it will be easy to add peoples/cultures and we'll have 20-50.
by dpyates
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Jewish 1 and 3 Alleles
Replies: 1
Views: 823

Re: Jewish 1 and 3 Alleles

The columns register a hit for that marker which you received from one parent. It's not apparent on the face of it which parent contributed that marker to you if there is only one check mark on a row. But if there are two on a row you can conclude you got that marker from both parents. Remember, how...
by dpyates
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Studying Them Melungeons (podcast)
Replies: 0
Views: 588

Studying Them Melungeons (podcast)

Melungeons are the subject of DNA Consultants' fourth episode of Time Traveler's Suitcase. Pete Ferrand travels to Newmans Ridge, Tennessee, where he witnesses a battle over the definition of the term Melungeon. Reading by Ginger Cuculo of the chapter “Cyberfeud on the Ridge” from Ancestors and Enem...

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