This week's news includes: the new Midwest Genealogy Center in
Independence, Missouri, opened on 21 June; Footnote.com
has announced a new,
popular, and forthcoming database titles; Synium Software
announces the new version 5.2 of its MacFamilyTree software which
includes a 3-D family tree view; Geni.com (http://www.geni.com/home
that it has increased its GEDCOM file support to 15,000
Listener e-mail includes: a question about the availability of a
consolidated list of all of The Guys' podcast links (not
available); more comments and suggestions for George, who recently
switched from a PC to a Mac; Drew discusses an article in the April
2008 edition of Smithsonian
Catch a Thief
"; forensic genealogy and author Colleen
volunteer case coordinators for its "Unclaimed Persons"
The Guys discuss the situation in which the State of California's
Department of Public Health' Laboratory Field Services Office
issued 13 cease-and-desist letters to biotech companies in that
state performing clinical DNA testing. These are NOT related to the
DNA marker tests that genealogists obtain for research purposes,
and none of those testing services was included in this action.
The Guys announce their
new Facebook site
for fans of "The Genealogy Guys Podcast".
Drew discusses Ahnentafels, also known as the Sosa-Stradonitz
System, for genealogical numbering and reporting.
will be no podcast next week as The Guys will be in Burbank,
California participating at the Southern California Genealogical