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New Y-DNA Haplogroup Q Backbone SNP Pack

DNA testing in a citizen science project like the Q-M242 Haplogroup project must be both progressive and pragmatic. Testing is progressive when it uses new technologies like BIG Y and advanced SNP packs to discover and explore new branches. It is pragmatic when it recognizes that all cannot afford the price of such tests and finds other options.

2017-05-09T15:35:18+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Q-M242|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Journey Across Eurasia and the Americas – Updating the Q-L53 (xM3) Tree

Q-L53 is the parent to many Y-DNA Q branches in Europe, Asia, the Americas. While its Q-M3 branch is well known as the highest frequency branch of Y-DNA Q in the Americas, it is not the only one. Many other branches have their own geographies and their own stories... I will fill in a little of the back story on two important branches within Q-L53: Q-Z780 and Q-L804.

2017-02-03T12:35:20+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: Q-M242|Tags: |