Can DNA test help in genealogical research?

Thanks to the Internet and fast access to information, we can discover our history, browse online documents, or use programs that create graphic family trees. It turns out that the achievements in the field of medicine, and above all genetics, can also help in this search! The fact that scientists today can analyze all human genetic material in just a few hours helps not only in the detection of genetic diseases, or in carrying out
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Genealogy portals and programs – where to build your family tree?

Before talking about the portals and programs for building a family tree – those available both on the Internet and possible to be installed on a computer, it is worth passing a few words about what connects them, namely GEDCOM. GEDCOM (an acronym standing for Genealogical Data Communication) is an open de facto specification for exchanging genealogical data between different genealogy software. GEDCOM was developed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS
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ArsReco: Recognizing forgotten and unknown locations of the pictures

What exactly does ArsReco do? Our work consists of identifying and organizing unknown photographs from family archives. We do not identify people in the pictures, but places where the photography was taken. Which often allows us to assign a particular photo to a specific person, event, time. In this way we support genealogical research and discover unknown fragments of family history. Recognition of photography on the one hand is similar to an investigation (yes, it
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