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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 …

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Crime solvers embraced genetic genealogy – Science News

Crime solvers embraced genetic genealogy  Science News

DNA searches of a public genealogy database are closing cases and opening privacy concerns.

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The Family History DNA Can’t Reveal – New York Times

The Family History DNA Can’t Reveal  New York Times

I could try to find out where my ancestors may have come from, but that is never going to show me what I’ve actually inherited.

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Suddenly siblings: Ancestry.com search reveals family ties – Cherry Hill Courier Post

Suddenly siblings: Ancestry.com search reveals family ties  Cherry Hill Courier Post

A South Jersey woman had her DNA tested 63 years after her adoption. The results led her to a brother 20 minutes away.