The new Population Finder is just a few weeks away! Personally, I’m most excited [...]
Population Finder uses about 295K out of 710K of the autosomal DNA SNPs (Single [...]
Your results have changed because we have updated the Family Tree DNA world population [...]
Based on your genetics, the Population Finder BETA tool assigns your sample to Continental [...]
No, only your autosomal DNA results from the Family Finder microarray chip are used. [...]
During the matching process, the program calculates the number of Continental and Subcontinental groups [...]
It is not possible to tell how much of each region you match is [...]
The Population Finder BETA tool finds the amounts of different ancestries that make up your [...]
No, data from other customers is not used. The data for the Population Finder [...]
Population Finder results are your personal genetic ancestry that reflects the last 100 to [...]
No, strict political boundaries (ancient or current) do not set variance in human genetics. [...]
Does the Population Finder program use DNA segments the way Family Finder does? Does it use individual SNPs?
The Population Finder program compares each autosomal DNA Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) individually. It [...]
Can I use the Population Finder tool to prove a family tradition? That is, will Population Finder tell me if I’m Jewish, Native America, etc.?
The Population Finder BETA tool will often be able to detect ancestry from groups [...]
In the Population Finder program’s analysis, are there any regions or populations that are particularly hard to tell apart?
How difficult it is to tell apart two populations depends on whether or not [...]
A high Margin of Error means that you match two or more sets (pairs, [...]
I have a family tradition of Native American ancestry. Is the Population Finder tool able to detect it?
The Population Finder BETA program can detect a significant Native American contribution to your [...]
The Population Finder BETA program locates several possible sets of populations that match your [...]
This test says that I have some ancestry from a specific region. I know that all of my ancestors were from a different population(s). Could the Population Finder be wrong? Is it not working?
Human history (and anthropology) is more complex than the bounds of a single country [...]
I would like to prove a family tradition. How many generations in the past can the Population Finder detect?
The Population Finder BETA tool can detect small traces of genetic ancestry as low [...]