Wednesday, 18 October 2017

MyHeritage DNA on Good Morning Britain

MyHeritage's Aaron Godfrey was on the UK programme Good Morning Britain promoting the company's DNA testing service. The following is the clip...

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From a family history research point of view, Aaron shows that the company's DNA testing kit is useful for establishing cousin connections, highlighting matches in Susanna Reid's DNA profile with cousins in Scotland and Denmark. There is also some seriously cringeworthy discussion on ethnicity, not least with tabloid presenter Piers Morgan's conclusions on his findings - if you can skip through his bits, you'll probably enjoy it more!

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(With thanks to Daniel Horowitz)


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