Who Has The Largest DNA Database? (2021)

The consumer DNA testing market grew rapidly over several years after Ancestry.com launched its autosomal DNA kit in 2012. However, the rate of growth slowed significantly from 2018. But this doesn’t mean that growth has stalled. I’m a customer of all the major companies, and I see new DNA relatives on each site with every … Read more

Where Can I Upload My DNA For Free?

I have uploaded my raw DNA results to four sites for free: GEDmatch, MyHeritage, FamilyTreeDNA, and Living DNA. This article gives you tutorials on uploading to each site. I also purchased DNA kits from Ancestry and 23andMe. These two companies do not currently accept uploads from elsewhere. However, I have a workaround for you that … Read more

Who Owns Living DNA? (Explained)

Living DNA provides consumer DNA tests for ancestry, genealogy, and personal health research. This article explains the current ownership structure of the company. We then address some background and connections that surround the company. Who Owns Living DNA? Living DNA is a family-owned business with three company directors: David Nicholson is managing director of both … Read more