An Australian sea Captain, a French artist's family and the Slovak ancestors of several Americans are some of the latest requests that we've had for research.
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As a physician, it’s the moments of hope — when medicine finds a way to address a pressing human need — that matter the most. I’ve had a professional front seat to the fusion of DNA and medicine over the past 25 years and have experienced many meaningful moments where advances in science have prevented Read More
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Historian and host of the PBS television series “Finding Your Roots,” co-produced by Ancestry®, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. writes about why we commemorate Juneteenth, and explains the history behind the day (June 19). “Juneteenth celebrates a declaration of freedom in Texas that occurred two months after Confederate Commander Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Union commander Read More
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By Barry Starr, PhD, Director, Scientific Communications, Ancestry As we approach Father’s Day, I was excited to see results from a recent survey from Ancestry® that showed that dads, like me, know that understanding their genes can be foundational to how they care for their own health, and understand their family’s health. For example, the Read More
To our global community, Equality and racial justice are a shared responsibility. Ancestry stands in solidarity with the Black community and knows that Black Lives Matter. We recognize your pain and the feelings of fear and frustration over the injustices you face every day. Our hearts ache for the Floyd family, for their tragic loss, Read More
Tune in to our Facebook page on Monday, May 25 at 11 AM ET to join our Memorial Day “Parade of Heroes” as we come together to honor those who sacrificed so much to secure our freedom, and commemorate 2020 marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Emmy Award-winning television personality Read More
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By: Ron Park, MD, EVP of Health and DNA This week marks National Women’s Health Week, a program instituted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH) to remind women about actions they can take to help prevent disease and improve their health. It’s a time for women, who Read More
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To commemorate Memorial Day from home and the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Ancestry® is proud to present its “Parade of Heroes,” a virtual event hosted by Kathie Lee Gifford with a musical performance by Tori Kelly. We invite you to tune in as we stream the parade on our Facebook Read More
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To our community, The last several weeks have been an emotional journey. As we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, I am continually inspired by all the communities, organizations and frontline heroes coming together to help those in need. We remain forever grateful to the healthcare workers fighting the pandemic and the essential workers Read More
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