Thursday 26 October 2017

LivingDNA launches One Family One World project

From LivingDNA (

Hi Everyone,

Here at Living DNA, we have been working on an exciting new project that we have officially launched today. The One Family One World project. As you've been a great support to Living DNA I wanted to let you know first.

Our One Family One World project is the first of it’s kind to attempt to analyse people’s DNA results from around the world allowing them to see where they fit into a One World Family Tree, demonstrating how everyone is related if you go back far enough in time and produce an in country regional breakdown of DNA from around the world.

The project involves the use of proprietary technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and will see tens of thousands of computers working together to identify distinctive and shared patterns in people’s DNA.

Eventually we will be running in-country regional projects across the world, today people can join no matter where they are from and we already have a number of specific projects that can be seen here -

You can find out a lot more information on the project, and how to get involved by visiting the website at If you know anyone that’s already taken a DNA test they can upload their DNA for Free and will benefit from a new type of DNA Matching in mid 2018.

Your support and opinion matters to us, so we would love to hear your feedback on the project. Also, let us know if you would like to get involved in any way - we always value any way in which people would like to work with us.

We’ve put together an introduction blog post that you can read

We hope you’re as excited as we are on this new 5-year project, and I look forward to hearing from you all soon.

Warm regards,

David Nicholson & Hannah Mordern

(With thanks to David Nicholson via email)

UPDATE: Scotland is included in this project - for more on this, visit Ali MacDonald's blog at


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