Thursday, May 10, 2012

Change in price at 23andme. End of $99.00 option today, 10 May, at 5:00 P.M. Pacific Time.

As of 2 days ago 23andme announced a return to one tier pricing for the complete edition DNA test. It will now cost $299.00 and there will be no option for the $99.00 up-front cost with a 12 month obligation at $9.00 per month unless you order by 5:00 P.M. Pacific Time today, 10 May 2010:

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Ancestry launches Beta of DNA Ancestry

Today I received an email from Ancestry announcing the opening of the Beta phase of their autosomal DNA testing program.  The URL is If you already subscribe to you should receive the same email allowing your to signup for an invitation.  The cost is $99.00.  At the moment you do not get your raw data file. This may change when the service moves out of Beta. This appears to be in combination with their acquisition of GeneTree and their collaboration with the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation

The Press Release is here .