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‘No Part Of Me Ever Questioned My Paternity’: The DNA Test That Upended Identity – WBUR

‘No Part Of Me Ever Questioned My Paternity’: The DNA Test That Upended Identity  WBUR

It started innocently enough. A “yeah, sure” to her husband’s suggestion of taking a commercial DNA test. The kind advertised on TV offering a “more complete …

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DNA test kit companies help customers cope with surprising, life-changing results – GMA

DNA test kit companies help customers cope with surprising, life-changing results  GMA

What’s it like to work at a company call center explaining sensitive discoveries to stressed-out customers?

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Will Advancements In DNA and Genealogy Help Catch California’s Infamous Zodiac Killer? – PEOPLE.com

Will Advancements In DNA and Genealogy Help Catch California’s Infamous Zodiac Killer?  PEOPLE.com

California detectives hope to take down the Zodiac Killer, who is believed responsible for at least five killings in the 1960s.

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Take a DNA Test, Then Buy an Airplane Ticket – The New York Times

Take a DNA Test, Then Buy an Airplane Ticket  The New York Times

Rondel Holder, who lives in New York and works as a *content* creator at Essence magazine, was curious about his ethnic background, so he took a home DNA …

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Twins get some ‘mystifying’ results when they put 5 DNA ancestry kits to the test – CBC.ca

Twins get some ‘mystifying’ results when they put 5 DNA ancestry kits to the test  CBC.ca

One set of identical twins, two different ancestry profiles. At least that’s the suggestion from one of the world’s largest ancestry DNA testing companies.

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How your at-home DNA test results could solve cold cases – Washington Post

How your at-home DNA test results could solve cold cases  Washington Post

The rise of consumer genetic tests has provided law enforcement with new tools that have the potential to break open cold cases.

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Your DNA test: Readers share amazing ancestry tales, surprise family members – Asbury Park Press

Your DNA test: Readers share amazing ancestry tales, surprise family members  Asbury Park Press

Readers share their amazing tales and surprises from searching their geneaology and DNA tests such as Ancestry or 23 and me.

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The Christmas present that could tear your family apart – BBC News

The Christmas present that could tear your family apart  BBC News

This Christmas it’s likely that more people than ever before will spit into a tube, or swab some cheek cells and send the result off for DNA analysis. Millions in the …