July 2010 - Genes Reunited Blog

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Welcome to the new Genes Reunited blog!

  • We regularly add blogs covering a variety of topics. You can add your own comments at the bottom.
  • The Genes Reunited Team will be writing blogs and keeping you up to date with changes happening on the site.
  • In the future we hope to have guest bloggers that will be able to give you tips and advice as to how to trace your family history.
  • The blogs will have various privacy settings, so that you can choose who you share your blog with.

It’s a Brucie Bonus with the new series of WDYTYA

Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 22 Jul 2010 17:00 : who do you think you are : 0 comments : 2760 views

The new series of Who Do You Think You Are launched this week with an exciting line up of celebrities, the first being Bruce Forsyth.

Genomes and Genealogy

Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 9 Jul 2010 17:00 : 0 comments : 1329 views

Over the past few weeks many scientists and genealogist have been talking about the recent "milestone" developments with genomes. A genome is the hereditary information of an organism that is encoded in DNA. Every organism has a genome that contains all of the biological information needed to build and maintain a living example of an organism. Thus, genome is useful because it can provide us with genetic information.

Is this a censusible idea?

Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 1 Jul 2010 17:00 : census : 0 comments : 1440 views

Much debated about amongst genealogists this week is Statistics Canada's decision to scrap traditional, detailed census forms in favour for shorter forms, causing some controversy within the world of genealogy. Interestingly enough I wonder what affect this will have on future genealogist trying to research their family tree in centuries to come?